Secondary Administration and Pupil Welfare Officer
The Linden Centre
Secondary Administration & Pupil Welfare Officer
£14,133 - £15,385 per annum
32.5 hours per week
Term time plus one week
The Linden Centre Secondary is seeking an enthusiastic, highly organised, confident and resilient Administration & Pupil Welfare Officer to join their team of specialist staff in January. The team support children in KS3 who are presenting challenging behaviours which are preventing them from settling effectively into learning and making academic, behaviour and personal progress.
The successful candidate will be dedicated to improving outcomes for these children and supporting families and other professionals. The person will be the face and voice of The Linden Centre Secondary, providing administration and resource support for the Secondary Centre as a whole and support for the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Teachers, HLTAs and TAs along with pupil welfare support including a focus on excellent pupil attendance. Communication with external agencies and other stakeholders, including managing challenging conversations with parents is a very important part of the role along with a coordination of other elements of the day to day calendar events, transport and the learning and behaviour intervention at The Linden Secondary. Experience in recently working with challenging behaviour in a KS3 specialist setting is desirable
For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.
- Evidence of commitment to continued professional and personal development.
- Understanding of the issues relating to the achievement and inclusion of children
- A working knowledge of policies and practice relating to vulnerable learners.
- Understanding of and commitment to Equalities and Inclusion.
- Understanding of child protection/safeguarding issues.
- Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, both orally and in writing.
- High level of inter-personal skills including the ability to relate well to people from a variety of social, cultural, educational, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
- Ability to maintain written records of initial assessments and other relevant records.
- Excellent ICT skills.
- Ability to use own initiative.
- Confident when working with and managing children and young people.
- Self directed and well organised with the ability to effectively manage time and workload to meet deadlines.
- Able to work constructively as part of a team and establish productive working relationships with others.
- Good timekeeper, reliable and punctual.
Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.
We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.
Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.