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Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Officer

Prince William School, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
SCP 4-6 £18,933 - £19,698 FTE, £16,140.56 - £16,792.73 Pro Rata

Job summary

Student Mental Health & Wellbeing Officer to Prince William School

Contract: Temporary to 31 December 2020

Salary: SCP 4-6 £18,933 - £19,698 FTE, £16,140.56 - £16,792.73 Pro Rata

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: Friday 22nd January 2021, noon

Prince William School is seeking to appoint a compassionate but resilient Student Mental Health Welfare Assistant to work within our dedicated and talented team of pastoral staff. The role involves working in The Hub alongside the Student Mental Health and Welfare Lead supporting students who have particular welfare, emotional or mental health issues. This may include working with a range of external agencies such as the police, social workers, medical professionals, and the county educational inclusion team.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including parents/carers, teachers and other professionals, and – of course – teenagers. They will be patient, understanding and kind, but also emotionally strong.

Prince William School is located in Oundle, within easy commuting distance of Peterborough, Stamford, Huntingdon, Wellingborough, and Corby, which has recently been judged to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted. It is a vibrant and friendly school with enthusiastic, well-behaved students who are eager to achieve the best they can. We have high expectations for all, and our aim is simple: to be the best school in Northamptonshire and beyond for every student, no matter what their ability or aspirations.

By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.

These include:

Continuous professional development and training opportunities
Dedicated support from our school improvement team
Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
Childcare vouchers scheme
A corporate eye care plan
How to apply

Please visit the school website www.pws.emat.uk (Vacancies within the News and Events section) for an application form. Please include a letter of not more than two sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post and send by email along with your completed application form to recruitment@emat.uk by 12 noon on Friday 22nd January 2021. For any questions regarding this role please call Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281

EMAT have the right to withdraw this advert early if a suitable candidate is found

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1105 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Prince William School

Welcome to Prince William School. Rated 'Good' by Ofsted, we are passionate about learning and providing a wide range of experiences for our young people to prepare them for the world beyond school. Our vision is to create an innovative learning environment which has all staff and students learning, developing and delivers the highest of expectations from ourselves and from each other.
At Prince William School we focus upon success. Success for learning. Success in competition. Success in our personal aims. This focus means that we achieve success in many areas including: school results, Duke of Edinburgh Awards, nationally recognised musicians, winning district, county and national sporting events and through being frequent competitors in activities such as the Economics literary papers judged at Eton, and the East Northants “Dragons Den” Competition. We also learn that although we aim to succeed, there are times when we might not. The key is to dust ourselves off and tackle the next challenge with the aim of succeeding next time.
We encourage our young people to ‘Dare to Dream’ through the setting of aspirational targets, recognising success in its many guises, through celebrations and in developing and promoting student leadership to encourage future students to do even better.
Our excellent year teams link the need to support young people through any difficulties and challenges in order to overcome barriers to learning and ensure the core purpose of learning and achievement is not forgotten.

School location

Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS

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