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Education Welfare Officer

Regent High SchoolCamden

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join Regent High School as an Education Welfare Officer. The successful applicant for this pivotal role will work with students at Regent High School and their families to promote greater access to education through increased attendance at school and assist students in obtaining the maximum benefit from their education. To achieve this, they will work with students and families to identify the underlying reasons for the low attendance of individual students and to facilitate their return or access to regular, full-time education provision. They will establish and develop a professional service to support the school, its staff, students and parents, in raising attendance, overcoming persistent absenteeism and improving punctuality.


The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical, ICT and administrative skills in order to facilitate the improvement of overall school attendance. Additionally, the postholder will be expected to manage and process attendance data efficiently, in order to inform vital reporting.  A mature approach and a commitment to working with young people are required as well as the ability to work calmly under pressure.


Regent High School is an 11-19 mixed comprehensive school with an inspiring and dynamic curriculum that challenges all students to realise their full potential and equips them with the skills required for success in the competitive 21st century. The school prides itself on the extensive array of opportunities it offers students and staff, through the school’s established business, commercial and creative partnerships. Opportunities range from careers projects with The British Land, to the successful mentoring programme with The Rothschild Group and film-making projects with the British Library. 


Located in Camden, in the heart of Central London, we are just a few minutes’ walk away from the transport hubs of Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston stations, and are within easy reach of the West End. 


For further information about the post, informal visits to the school and an application pack, please visit our website at www.regenthighschool.org.uk. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. 


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