This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 September 2021

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
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£26,107 - £29,298 FTE

Job summary

The role of the designated Safeguarding Lead & Education Welfare Officer is to support families, pupils and schools in addressing all safeguarding and attendance matters, and where necessary, enforcing relevant legislation. To be professionally responsible and accountable for the assessment of educational needs and to assist in the planning and evaluation to reduce absence and increase attendance and achievement in schools. The officer must be able to organise and take responsibility for your own work making appropriate decisions whilst working under pressure seeking guidance when appropriate. The Education Welfare & Safeguarding Officer will provide advice and guidance to headteachers, teachers and governors, parents/carers and pupils on issues relating to the laws relating to attendance. They must be an appropriate member of staff trained to the level of a Designated Safeguarding Lead. They have a legal responsibility for dealing with safeguarding issues, providing advice and support to staff, liaising with the Local Authority, and working with a range of other agencies. Talking with children openly and calmly is an essential attribute that you will hold. Having conversations about what is going well, what they may be worried about and how they may like some help to resolve issues is all part of the role. An ability to hold confidences while communicating the importance of sharing important information to keep people safe is essential.

As part of your role, you will work alongside some families and will have regular communications with the parents of pupils to discuss what is going well alongside and concerns the school may have. Keeping records of all of these discussions, alongside clear records of all agency paperwork, will an important aspect of this position.

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Schools overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01279 421567

About the schools

The aim of NET Academies Trust is to promote and lead innovative practice in the nation’s schools and classrooms to help raise educational outcomes for all pupils.

We are committed to giving every child the opportunity to achieve their full potential and celebrate their uniqueness; equipping them with the necessary skills to embrace the fast-changing world of the 21st century.

We are at the forefront of bringing schools, businesses and other partners together to provide unique opportunities and to share best practice. We are relentless in our pursuit of excellence.

School details

Abbotsweld Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
287 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Jerounds Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
367 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Katherines Primary Academy and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Latton Green Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Longwood Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
383 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Waltham Holy Cross Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
582 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

Potential applicants are both welcome and encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office by telephone on 01279 421 567

School locations

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