Educational Welfare Officer (EWO)

University Academy Long Sutton, 84 Little London, Long Sutton, Spalding, LINCS, PE12 9LF

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
Long Sutton
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Ellie Carter
Contact Phone Number
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
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Required for Easter or earlier

£29,920 per annum

37 hours per week, 52 weeks a year

University Academy Long Sutton is a popular, oversubscribed 11-16 Academy in the rural market town of Long Sutton. The Academy is part of the Lincolnshire Educational Trust and this may bring the opportunity to work across the secondary school sites which are within close proximity of each other.

Due to our rapid rate of expansion, we are looking to appoint an EWO. The successful candidate will work closely alongside our Attendance Officer and Senior Leadership Team. You will have an understanding of issues affecting attendance, take a lead role in implementing Child Protection and Safeguarding policies and procedures to improve pupil attendance; taking appropriate interventions where required. You will also have an active role in making home visits to further improve home/school communication.

The ideal candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or above in English and Mathematics, have previous experience of monitoring attendance and reporting, be able to effectively use ICT and, whilst not essential, experience in the use of SIMS would be advantageous.

Visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged. For an informal discussion or to visit the Academy please contact Ellie Carter, PA to Principal either by telephone 01406 362120 or email

An application pack can be obtained by visiting the Academy website

Closing date for applications: 23:57 Friday 29 January 2021

Interviews will take place week commencing: Monday 1 February 2021

Applicants please note this post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance. This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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.

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