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Welfare Officer

  • Location: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Start date: 20 May 2016
  • Category: Primary, Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10763139
  • Branch: London Primary East
  • Consultant: Alison Swan
  • Call: 020 3219 7710
Job description
Protocol Education are recruiting on behalf of a primary school based in Barking & Dagenham looking for a Welfare Officer to join their friendly team. The position is to start after half term and is covering maternity.

Previous experience working in a school office is preferred, strong admin and organisational skills is essential, as well as experience working with primary aged pupils. You will be required to build a strong rapport with pupils across the school, be able to liaise effectively with parents and carers, as well as work with outside agencies and key staff within the school to improve attendance and attainment of pupils.

The school is rated 'Good' by Ofsted who praise the staff particularly on helping pupils who join the school throughout the year. Attendance is above average and the school has a highly inclusive nature. The school have high expectations of staff and pupils, and in turn you have a thoroughly supportive and caring school community.

If you are interested, and have relevant experience, please apply today. You must be trained in First Aid, and have a current DBS.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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