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Engagement Leader - Full-time

New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6912-412S
  • Posted:16/09/2022
  • Pay:£29,416 - £34,600 per annum (£34352 - £40405 FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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New Line Learning Academy is seeking to appoint an Engagement Leader who will lead on the overview of all aspects of pupil welfare, wellbeing, behaviour and attitudes. The Engagement Leader will make a positive impact to our students’ learning. This role is full time permanent working, 37 hours per week, 37 working weeks, plus INSET days and one additional week.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To lead on the overview of all aspects of pupil welfare, wellbeing, behaviour and attitudes.
  • To support the school community in raising and maintaining attendance to be in-line with national.
  • To increase parental engagement and participation in school events.
  • To maintain the low levels of pupils receiving suspensions from school.
  • To reduce the need for pupils to access Gateway and/or Internal Engagement and receive sanctions.
  • To support all members of the community in maintaining and ensuring high standards of behaviour in school and within the wider community.
  • To promote the school ethos of ‘Believe and Achieve’ and ensure consistency in the implementation of the school’s policies and procedures.
  • To lead, line and performance manage the Student Support Managers, The Internal Engagement Officer and the Welfare Officer.
  • To oversee the induction of pupils who join the school as ‘In Year Casual Admissions’ and participate in year 6-7 transition events.
  • Assist in the day-to-day running of the school.

You will be an motivated individual who is able to use your own initiative whilst also being able to relate well and establish a rapport with young people, external agencies and parents. You will need to be flexible and able to work constructively as a team. Previous experience of managing a team is essential along with experience of working within a school. You will also be required to participate in development and training opportunities as and when they arise and undertake/ maintain your Designated Safeguard Training.

For further details and responsibilities of what the role entails please download the job description and person specification.

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

Enthusiasm, vision and buy-in are all key attributes for staff at Future Schools Trust, and in return we look to provide an environment which excels at engaging young people, providing unique opportunities for the delivery of a 21st century education and celebrating the success of all of our young people. We actively seek to encourage training and development and have a great track record of nurturing talent within our staff group, ensuring that everyone has the skills required to be highly effective, and beyond that, to assist us in pioneering our learning delivery for the future.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 743 286
  • Email: officenll@futureschoolstrust.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.