Attendance Manger/Education Welfare Officer, Central region – Barnsley & Wakefield

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Outwood Academy FreestonCentral region – Barnsley & Wakefield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade SOI (SCP29 – 31) £23,453 - £25,004 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

37 Hours per week - term time + 10 days

Outwood Grange Academies Trust are seeking to appoint an Attendance Manger/Education Welfare Officer to lead academy attendance teams and to engage students and their parents/carers where poor attendance is identified as a barrier to learning. 

We’ll look to you to help us fulfil our responsibility in the improvement of attendance and enhance the life chances of our students across Outwood Grange Academies Trust.

To be successful, you will be a highly self-motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience of working with children and families and with other agencies is essential, preferably within an education welfare setting.

You will be employed to work across the central region of Outwood Grange Academies Trust, and can be deployed to work at any academy within that region. The academies within the Central region are: Outwood Grange Academy, Outwood Academy Carlton, Outwood Academy City Fields, Outwood Academy Freeston, Outwood Academy Hemsworth and Outwood Academy Shafton.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual who possesses the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students. 

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change. 

For more information and to apply, please go to: www.outwood.com > Vacancies.

Closing date: Midday on 14 January 2018.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Favell Avenue, Normanton, West Yorkshire, WF6 1HZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 302560

Chief Executive: Martyn Oliver

Principal: Rachel Smith

Outwood Academy Freeston is located in the heart of the historic town of Normanton, West Yorkshire, close to the city of Wakefield. With a curriculum designed to stretch and enrich our students’ ...