Attendance and Welfare Officer
Queen Elizabeth’s High School, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough Lincs DN21 2ST
Tel: (01427) 612354
Part-time: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, Permanent
Salary: Grade 5 (£20,903- £23,541 pro rata)
Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 12:00 Midday, Monday 2 November 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 9 November 2020
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and reliable Student Attendance and Welfare Officer to join our team, with a passion for working with vulnerable children and their families to ensure they receive the education they deserve. The successful candidate will monitor the attendance and punctuality of our students on a daily basis ensuring that school targets are met, and will take appropriate action to support them back into school. You will work closely with our Designated Child Protection Officer and SENDCo in promoting safeguarding throughout the school.
Queen Elizabeth’s High School offers a friendly working environment and the successful candidate will benefit from full support and induction, excellent CPD opportunities, a local government pension scheme, tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme. In addition, children of our staff feature favourably in the admissions criteria (subject to length of service or skills criteria).
Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, and have experience of working in an educational setting. You will also have experience of working with pupils with a range of additional needs as well as knowledge of the SEND agenda.
If you share our vision and values, enjoy a challenge and the rewards associated with supporting young people to reach their full potential, then we would love to hear from you.
In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.
When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.