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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37.5 hours per week: 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Salary Scale 6: £29,458 - £30,382

What skills and experience we're looking for

Orleans Park is a successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students. The dedicated staff work hard to ensure students are successful and leave as responsible citizens and confident individuals.

We are seeking to appoint a Student Support & Welfare Officer to join our thriving school. This is a busy, student-facing role within a large secondary and sixth form school setting, working alongside appropriate members of staff to offer a safe, calm and caring environment for our students.

The successful candidate will have:

  • first aid qualification, or be willing to train
  • experience of working with children and young people
  • the ability to work calmly under pressure and to respond flexibly to changing demands
  • effective IT skills and confident in the use of Google and Microsoft suites

What the school offers its staff

  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • regular CPD sessions
  • Sixth Form in dedicated buildings and facilities
  • employee assistance programme – supporting staff wellbeing
  • situated on a 16-acre site close to the River Thames and the centre of Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The borough is home to the attractions of Richmond Park, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace and Twickenham Stadium.
  • easy access to central London and excellent transport links for bus, train, Underground and Overground services
  • close to the M3/M4/M25 with staff parking on site
  • staff travel card loans
  • Cyclescheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The governors and staff of Orleans Park fully recognise the contribution they make to safeguarding children. We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students
from harm.

All staff and governors believe our school is a place where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, are listened to and are safe. We shall provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes
the social, physical and moral development of the individual child.

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About Orleans Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Orleans Park is a happy, thriving, successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students.

Please see our recruitment video on the Vacancies page of our website.

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