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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 hours per week Term time plus 2 days

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£29269.00 - £32076.00 (£22,519.00 - £27,497.00 pro rata) per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role

We are seeking enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Family Liaison Officers to become part of our pastoral teams at either Carleton High School or The King’s School. To find out more about the culture at our secondary schools please head to https://carletonhigh.patrust.org.uk/ or https://kings.patrust.org.uk/. The candidates will work to increase pupil attendance across the schools. We are looking for someone to work closely with our students and their families, to engage and support them to ensure they succeed in their education.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for

  • Increasing pupil attendance across the school through leading and management of attendance strategies

  • Engaging with parents and families via home visits or on-site visits to explore and offer support to improve student attendance

  • Liaise with staff, parents, colleagues across the Trust, other education institutions and multi-agency partners to support pupil’s progress and overall development

  • To plan and lead community engagement events

  • Develop processes and procedures to improve the attendance systems

This post is a 37 hours per week, term time plus two days, permanent contract. We are seeking to appoint a Family Liaison Officer at both Carleton High School and The King’s School.

What the school offers its staff

About Pontefract Academies Trust

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi-Academy Trust comprising of nine schools: seven primaries and two 11-16 secondary schools. Our mission is running high quality, high achieving schools that give our children and young people the chance in life they deserve.

Renowned for our commitment to excellence, the Trust has achieved remarkable success, with five of our primary schools ranking within the top 1% nationally for progress.

Additionally, our secondary schools feature among the top three secondary schools in the Wakefield district and top 7% nationally for progress.

What can we offer you?

We’re passionate about employee benefits at Pontefract Academies Trust, offering the following as standard to all:

  • Exciting career and leadership pathways supported by outstanding CPD opportunities

  • Generous employer pension (Teachers Pension and West Yorkshire Pension Fund - LGPS).

  • Generous annual leave entitlements paid as part of your annual salary (starting from 26 days annual leave, up to a maximum of 33 days dependent on length of service and grade of role – plus 8 statutory bank holidays).

  • Fantastic family friendly policies with a focus on employee work/life balance.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Free eyecare via Specsavers

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Employee wellbeing programme (including physiotherapy, personal or professional concerns on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and other matters).

  • Discounts at numerous retailers including O2

  • Free flu vaccinations.

Next steps

Please click here to view our 2022 – 2025 Trust Strategic Plan. To find out more about the culture at our secondary school’s please visit the Carleton High School website and The King’s School website.

We're always thrilled to connect with potential applicants before interviews. If you're curious to learn more or would like to experience the warmth of our wonderful schools through a visit, please feel free to reach out at recruitment@patrust.org.uk or give us a call on 01977 232146.

Please click here to access our website and submit your application on our Face-Ed system no later than 10:00am on Monday 15th July 2024.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone.

The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks (including online checks). Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.


Commitment to safeguarding

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to safeguarding all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

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About the schools

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01977 232146

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross-phase Multi Academy Trust compromising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11-16 secondary schools, all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. It is a thriving trust that has been on a sustained journey of improvement in recent years and is ambitious to improve further, positively impacting more lives.

As a family of schools, we collaborate with each other, challenge each other and share best practice. We take collective responsibility for each other and the results of all our children and young people.

We aim to provide professional work environments where our people have the support and tools to do a great job and push our children and young people to scale new heights in a safe and secure environment.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1033 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1017 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Pontefract Academies Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@patrust.org.uk.

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