11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours a week, flexible

Contract type


Actual salary

£21,000 - £22,000

What skills and experience we're looking for

North Oxfordshire Academy are looking to recruit a Welfare & Interventions Officer to support our current welfare team. The role is term time only, working 30 hours a week between 8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.There is flexibility in the working hours, for example working 4 full days or Monday – Friday school hours.

As a Welfare & Interventions Officer, you will be responsible for being the first point of call for an individual year group and dealing with the myriad of different issues that might arise. Our Inclusion teams provide a range of interventions to support students with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health needs. We are looking for an additional team member to provide support for our most complex and vulnerable students and family members planning, delivering and evaluating interventions tailored to meet their needs. We have a highly flexible, positive approach to supporting students and we require someone who is genuinely committed to using their expertise to help others in an inclusive environment.

About you

We need someone who:

  • Has an understanding of the threshold of needs and generalist safeguarding training or higher.
  • Is highly organised and can independently manage their time effectively to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Has the ability to handle difficult situations in a sensitive and empathic matter.
  • Has good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and the ability to multitask within a busy environment.
  • Has a high work ethic and wants to make a difference.
  • Has excellent knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel, and Outlook.

What the school offers its staff

Why choose us?

We greatly value our staff and want them to know it! Our Benefits include:

  • Access to over 250 exclusive benefits including free access to online wellness and workout classes, a free monthly coffee and film download and money off your weekly shop, high street purchases and meals out.
  • Continuing Professional Development options, tailored to your needs.
  • Competitive maternity, paternity, and adoption benefits.
  • Free confidential advice and support is accessible through our Employee Assistance Programmes.
  • Enrolment in the Local government pension scheme.
  • Health Cash Plan - We offer a health cash plan giving you money towards essential medical treatment.
  • Guaranteed personal day – 1 paid personal day each year, to use as you want.

"Staff are happy and loyal to the school. They feel well supported by leaders, including with their workload." – Ofsted, November 2022.

We would encourage candidates to arrange a visit to the school so we can answer any of your questions.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Oxfordshire Academy ensures a whole school approach to safeguarding. This means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpins all relevant aspects of process and policy development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Applying for the job

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, ECTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Ellie Jacobs, Principal

Arranging a visit to North Oxfordshire Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.hunt@northoxfordshire-academy.org.

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