Attendance and Welfare Officer, Croydon

Closing date:New this week

Harris Professional Skills Sixth FormCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP 17-21 (Outer London) £26,745 - £28,725 FTE + Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

 Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form is currently looking to appoint a Attendance and Welfare Officer to join it's thriving learning environment. 

Your opportunity

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

About Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form opened in a brand new and easily accessible state of the art campus in South Norwood in September 2018. Providing an outstanding vocational education, the sixth form prepares students for skills based work or transition to university for students in Croydon and surrounding boroughs. Integral to this new academy is an alternative provision centre, Harris Aspire, made up of both key stage 3 and key stage 4 pupils. Aspire takes a welfare driven, pastoral approach to supporting students in reframing attitudes to education, without sacrificing educational progress and attainment. Utilising a rich curriculum which blends both academic and vocational subjects, teachers and a range of therapeutic professionals work as one team to break down barriers to education whilst supporting the intellectual, emotional and social development of the pupils in our care.

Why work at Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form?

  • The opportunity to be part of a brand new academy for young people in Croydon and the surrounding areas
  • State-of-the-art facilities for each course, with modern classrooms and learning suites
  • Excellent prospects for personal and professional development as the academy grows
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
  • Performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

We look for talented teachers who are passionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.



More about Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form
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Phase: Further Education
Address: 11 Oliver Grove, Croydon, London, SE25 6ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form is opening in September 2018 and will provide an outstanding vocational education and preparation for skills based work or transition to university for students in Croydon and those from surrounding boroughs. Thi...