Family, Welfare and Safeguarding Lead - Coleshill Heath School

Coleshill Heath School
Band E: £31,346 - £36,922 pro rata per annum
11 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

£31346.00 - £36922.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

37.0 Hours per Week

Lime Grove
Chelmsley Wood
B37 7PY

0121 779 8070

(37 hours per week – Term Time Pro Rata Plus 1 week)
BAND E - £31,346 – £36,922

Start:  as soon as possible

    Are you a passionate and ambitious practitioner?
    Do you want to thrive in an organisation that truly aspires to achieve excellence for all?
    Can you work successfully as part of a team and have what it takes to ensure children make rapid progress?

This is an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and committed Family, Welfare and Safeguard Lead with a Graduate and / or professional qualification relating to Children, Young People, Family and Community Work (or equivalent qualification in an associated field) who would like to join our successful team.

If you are willing to pursue those ambitions and believe that EVERY child deserves the best every single day then please contact us at Coleshill Heath School.

Coleshill Heath School is a large primary school in the North of Solihull.  We are an improving, forward thinking school and would love to hear from you.

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a highly effective inspirational Family, Welfare and Safeguarding Lead – 37 hours per week, term time pro rata plus 1 week. Band E.  

At Coleshill Heath we can offer:

•    Fabulous children who want to learn and parents that are building a well-developed partnership
•    Newly built facilities and a first class, well-resourced teaching environment
•    Access to networking and information sharing via our substantial and powerful Teaching School Alliance
•    Colleagues that share and disseminate expertise on a regular basis. 

We intend to appoint someone who:

•    Is able to demonstrate good Literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills (verbal and written)
•    Able to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and staff
•    Shares our beliefs, values and common purpose (see our website)
•    Has a strong work ethic and fully commits (through their behaviour) to a TEAM approach
•    Is consistent with attendance and punctuality
•    Has ideas, aspirations and wants to take an active role in making our vision become a reality
•    Recognises the community we serve faces significant challenges but will continue to strive for success regardless of any real or perceived barrier
•    Experience of Class Cover
•    Experience of enrichment activities
•    Is willing to go ‘over and above’

Applicants are encouraged to telephone and make an appointment to visit the school. 

This school is committed to rigorous safeguarding procedures and the promotion of welfare systems for all children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and clearance of all relevant safeguarding procedures. 

For further information please contact Miss Fowles, Headteacher on: 0121 779 8070 or email:

Applications should be sent by email to Miss Thorneywork at:

Closing date:       Friday 26th November 2021 (12.00pm)

Interviews:          week commencing Monday 29th November 2021

For further information please contact Miss Fowles, Headteacher on: 0121 779 8070 or email:

Applications should be sent by email to Miss Thorneywork at:

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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