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Student Welfare Officer - Full-time

Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5448-353S
  • Posted:27/03/2023
  • Pay:HBHS Band 6, £22,818 to £24,843 pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:28/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking a Student Welfare Officer to join our Student Support Team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Leadership Team to provide support monitoring overall discipline in the school and carry out investigations relating to student relationships. They will be expected to work as part of a team as well as independently and will be key in maintaining a calm and safe environment for all staff and students throughout the school day. 


All staff joining HBHS will benefit from

  • High quality personalised professional development
  • Fantastic career opportunities
  • Full programme of induction and support
  • Being part of a school that values and supports it employees
  • Potential flexible working opportunities
  • Access to corporate discount schemes and reduced price membership for Active Life
  • Complimentary Benenden Health Care

This position is term time plus 5 days, 37 hours per week, working Monday-Thursday 8.00am-4.00pm and Fridays 8.00am-3.30pm. Salary will be within the HBHS Band 6, £22,818 to £24,843 pro rata making approximate annual salary £19,400 to £21,400 dependent upon experience. Please note this salary is subject to a cost of living increase in April 2023 but is indicative of the current salary scale.

There is the potential for an enhanced role in the coming months for those who have relevant experience within a related setting such as a PRU on Alternative Provision.

Applications considered upon receipt.

The staff at Herne Bay High School are fully committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children, if you are not as committed as we are please do not apply for this position.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and Barred List Checks.

Information about the school

Herne Bay High School is a large hugely successful Single Academy Trust that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in June 2022 Ofsted rated the school good with an Outstanding 6th form provision. Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place great emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts, Technology, and Sport as a key part of a young person’s early educational journey. Herne Bay High School is also a champion of collaborative practice, with current memberships to the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA), East Kent Schools Together Network (EKST), and the Coastal Alliance Co-Operative Trust (CACOT). Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated leader, who can contribute to the continued development of the school. All staff joining HBHS will benefit from • High quality personalised professional development • Fantastic career opportunities • Full programme of induction and support • Being part of a school that values it employees • Complimentary Benenden Health Care

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellyanne Eagle
  • Address:Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS
  • Telephone: (01227) 361221
  • Email: k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org

Fax: 01227 742481


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Education.