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Senior Student Safeguarding, Welfare & Wellbeing Officer

Castle View SchoolEssex

Senior Student Safeguarding, Welfare & Wellbeing Officer 

Scale 9-10, Point 29-37 

37 hours per week, Mon-Thur 8am to 4pm, Fri 8am to 3.30pm, term time plus 3 weeks 

Actual salary £29,287 to £36,376 

Permanent position

Do you want to make a real difference to the life changes of students and the communities we serve? Do you have the potential to achieve the best possible outcome and highest level of wellbeing for all students? If so we are looking for a Senior Student Safeguarding, Welfare & Wellbeing Officer to join our forward-thinking team. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Student Support Officer who will enjoy working in a school that values and delivers excellent professional development. The successful candidate will be capable of inspiring students through their involvement with pastoral support and have a firm belief in the potential of all students.

We are looking for a candidate to assist with the Safeguarding, Welfare & Wellbeing needs at Castle View School. Our ideal candidate will:

Be responsible for the day to day management of safeguarding and child protection within the school; to act as a source of support, advice and expertise for staff within the school for child protection and safeguarding.

• Communicate with parents, staff, students and external agencies to provide a rapid response to issues.

• Work with all stakeholders (internal & external) to ensure that the welfare of students is central to the school’s daily work

• Work with all stakeholders (internal & external) to ensure that the mental health and wellbeing of students is central to the school’s daily work

• Lead and manage the Student Support team to ensure the effective and efficient running of the department

• Lead the Student Support Officers to provide a high quality efficient and friendly service for the school, acting as the first point of contact for pupils, parents and staff in connection with students in designated year group

• Ensure the pastoral support team provide dedicated administration support to the Head of Year using a range of applications

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who truly aim to make a difference, not only to student life chances and successes, but also developing young people who contribute to society with kindness and confidence.

We can offer you:

Enthusiastic, friendly and talented students

• A dedicated, experienced and hardworking team of staff with a strong sense of collective endeavor

• The opportunity to develop within a school which is supported by a highly effective Trust that is committed to staff wellbeing and development.


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on , completed applications should be submitted to . CV’s will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application. Full job description and person specification can be found at the end of this pack.

Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 7th December 2021

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us via email  or telephone 01702 426707.

We look forward to receiving your application. You will be notified of your application status within two weeks of the vacancy closing date.

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