Family Liaison Officer, Walsall

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West Walsall E-Act AcademyWalsall

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP Point 19
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Advert for - Family Liaison Officer 

SCP Point 19:  FTE = £19,446. To be pro-rata to 37hours per week, term time only, plus 5 days. 

Keen to challenge young people with opportunities they may not know they even exist yet? We aim to raise pupils’ aspirations so they begin to believe in themselves and understand that there is nothing holding them back, including where they happen to live or their family’s experience in education.

At West Walsall E-ACT Academy, we know that the life chances of our pupils are determined by inspirational professionals who are prepared to go the extra mile to support the pupils within the academy.

We are seeking to appoint a professional, dedicated and enthusiastic Family Liaison Officer to join our academy as part of our Pastoral Team. This is a new role created as part of our ongoing academy expansion. We are looking for motivated and ambitious individuals who will be committed to driving our high expectations for all pupils across the academy and have the resilience to make a real difference to the lives of our young people

We are looking for someone who:

  • Truly enjoys working with children and is completely motivated by the desire to support them in reaching their full potential
  • Can engage effectively and confidentially with parents/carers and their families
  • Is able to think creatively when finding solutions and problem solving
  • Is caring, kind and friendly to all
  • Understands the importance of excellent written and verbal communication; with children, parents, colleagues and other professionals
  • Can work as part of a team: including both the wider academy community and external agencies

Our academy 

An 11-18 academy in Walsall resolutely focussed on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential. Ofsted good rated, recognised for helping students to progress from often low starting points.

A great place to work and live 

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

Part of the E-ACT Family 

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England. We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our students the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve. In return, we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational students, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance.

The role 

We are determined to ensure that all our students reach their full academic potential and develop the skills and personality to lead successful lives. The pastoral structure is integral to this  

We are looking for graduates who are enthusiastic about inspiring young people, helping them to build resilience and a positive mind-set.  We will support with additional training including Mental Health First Aid. 

If you want to make a real difference and are ready for a new challenge, then please get in touch using the contact details below.

How to apply 

The closing date for applications is Thursday 28th June at 12pm. Applications to be sent to: info@wwea.org.uk  

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.  

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.



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More about West Walsall E-Act Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Primley Avenue, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 9UA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1922 720741
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West Walsall E-ACT Academy is a mixed, mainstream, state secondary school in Walsall. It caters to students aged 11-18 and has approximately 622 pupils enrolled. The school boasts enviable sports facilities such as a football and athletics field, eig...