Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust
The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.
Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:
- Delivering a high-quality education
- Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
- Establishing and developing robust governance
- Ensuring financial probity and viability
- Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services
- Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust
Eton Park Junior is a purpose-built Academy for pupils between the ages of 7 and 11. Our focus is on learning and the personal development of all learners. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic member of staff to work under the director of Senior Staff to provide pastoral support to pupils and advice to parents in order to improve educational outcomes, as well as acting as Alternative Designated Lead for Safeguarding.
You will work with outside agencies, have regular contact and meetings with parents, work with students on a 1 to 1 and group basis, monitor attendance, and liaise with EWO in order to raise attendance so that it is in line with national and county attendance initiatives and requirements. You will also be responsible for undertaking administration of pupils and may line manage other staff.
This temporary position will be offered at 37 hours per week, working weeks are term time only. Working hours to be discussed at interview.
The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Taste Card
- Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and more, with different offers each month
- Access to a fitness suite, located at The de Ferrers Academy
Prospective applicants are welcome to visit and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 247910.
If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact Samantha Lawless, HR Officer on 01283 372621.
To apply, please click below.
Closing date: 9.00am on Friday, 22nd November 2019
Interview date: Wednesday, 27th November 2019
If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.