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Student Study and Welfare Manager

North Leamington School
North Leamington School, Sandy Lane, Blackdown, Leamington Spa, CV32 6RD
Salary Band H - Points 14-17 (starting on point 14) Actual salary for these hours is £21,736
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Student Study and Welfare Manager
Permanent Contract
Term-Time Only + 1 week (39 weeks)
Hours of work 32.5 per week 08.30-15.30
Salary Band H - Points 14-17 (starting on point 14)
Actual salary for these hours is £21,736

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, dedicated person that wants to make a difference to the lives and education of young people.  North Leamington School (NLS) is a fantastic place to work and personally develop. You will work with hard to reach families to support student’s welfare, raise attendance and support students back into school following periods of absenteeism. The role includes:

•being able to encourage identified students and/or families to enter into a mutually-beneficial partnership with the school, using a range of strategies to address barriers to learning
•possessing excellent organisation, administration and communication skills
•completing home visits to discuss the support required to ensure barriers to attendance are addressed
•working with the wider school support teams and external agencies where appropriate, to ensure a collaborative approach to support
•having excellent interpersonal skills to both support and challenge families
•having the confidence and resilience to tackle persistent absenteeism with rigour to ensuring excellent attendance of students across the school and offer support to those students on a phased return to school following periods of absence
•having the ability to liaise with other professionals, the IEN Team and external agencies to address issues around attendance
•working with the pastoral and safeguarding teams to support students, creating bespoke action plans 
•supporting the welfare of students with medical needs where appropriate and to act as one of the school’s first aiders

Working within the wider IEN (Individual Educational Needs) Faculty team you will have a positive impact on student support and be a point of reference for professionals where relevant.

We would love to hear from you if you:

-think this role will suit your skills, knowledge and experience and you have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to both adults and children. You will have an understanding of young people and education and working with partner agencies/support organisations. You will have a good working knowledge of common ICT applications, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and be able to present information effectively, both verbally and in writing. You will educated to a minimum GCSE level, with a recognised qualification or have knowledge in at least one curriculum area or SEND and hold a full UK driving license. Confidentiality, communication skills and working under pressure are key attributes essential for this role. You will be flexible to support the wider IEN faculty. 

Please see our application pack including the job description and person specification for full details and requirements with regards to this role and note any offer of employment is subject to receipt of a completed application form, satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS disclosure, online search checks and the right to work in the UK. 

What We Offer:

•A fantastic school environment in which to work, with exemplary relationships and successful with outstanding outcomes 
•A very generous pension scheme and access to a range of staff health and wellbeing resources and services, working together with a supportive team that offers guidance and mentoring
•A first class commitment to developing individuals through personalised CPD programmes and working with our people so that they reach their full potential 
•A great team environment and supportive people policies
•Free onsite parking 

If you wish to be part of this outstanding Learning Community, please complete our application forms and submit to

Application pack:

Post Deadline: Tuesday 20 February 2024 at 09:00 am
Interviews are expected to take place shortly after the closing date 

Thank you for your interest in our role.

North Leamington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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