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Personal Welfare Assistant (2 posts) - Longwood Primary School

Longwood Primary School
Allton Avenue, Mile Oak, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B78 3NH
Grade 2 Point 3 (FTE £22,737) per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

Job Details

Personal Welfare Assistant - Key Stage 1 & 2

16 hours per week

The Governors of Longwood Primary School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, proactive individual who shares our vision and commitment to ensure the very best for all our pupils.  To work under the direct instruction of senior staff, in an extended school support setting.  Provide general support to the extended school support staff in the care of children, and management of the extended school support setting. 

Longwood is committed to protecting the well-being of children and follows safer recruitment procedures when making appointments. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

The role of Personal Welfare Assistant will encompass the responsibilities for:

Support to Children

  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters.
  • Arrange medical/dental visits as appropriate.
  • Supervise and support children ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice.
  • Accompany staff and children on visits, trips and out of school activities as required[1].
  • Encourage children to interact with others and engage in activities led by senior staff.

Support to Staff

  • Prepare room as directed for extended school support, clear afterwards and assist with and maintain displays of children’s’ work, notice boards, shelving systems etc.
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks, e.g. children record keeping as requested.
  • Support senior staff in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.
  • Appropriate liaison with parents on general matters.

Support to Curriculum

  • Support children to understand instructions in relation to curriculum subject.
  • Prepare and maintain general equipment/resources as directed by senior staff.
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes and to ensure appropriate skill level is obtained to undertake role, e.g. behaviour management strategies.

We warmly welcome visits to the school. Please contact us on 01827 213970 to arrange a visit.  Further details regarding the role can be found in the job description and person specifications.

To apply for this position please send the completed application form and the recruitment monitoring form to

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions. To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

Please contact the school directly if you have any queries regarding this post: or 01827 213970.

Closing date: 28.06.2024

Interviews week beginning: 08.07.2024

[1] Every effort should be made to ensure support is within contractual hours.



Supporting Documents for Personal Welfare Assistant (2 posts) - Longwood Primary School


Company info
Alton Avenue
Mile Oak
West Midlands
B78 3NH

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