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Attendance And Welfare Officer - Part-time

Park Way Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2176-214S
  • Posted:12/08/2019
  • Pay:KS5
  • Start Date:Autumn 2019
  • App Close Date:02/09/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBA



We need an attendance and welfare Officer

Up for a challenge?!

Are you… • Happy? • Dedicated? • Energetic? • Inspirational?

We need an outstanding Attendance and Welfare Officer- to join us on our journey to be the best school in the world!

In return, we can offer… • Fabulous children; • Ongoing professional development; • Challenge in a supportive environment; • A good laugh everyday; • Chocolate, biscuits and cake!

We are looking for a highly organised and dedicated individual to join our team. An active willingness to contribute to whole school improvement is vital. The post will involve using SIMs to track attendance, holding attendance meetings with parents, first day calling for absence and ensuring the welfare of the children to improve attendance and learning. In addition to this, supporting children with learning and liaising with parents and carers to build learning partnerships. This person will also have a role in our safeguarding team.

The successful candidate will also be expected to take a full part in organising lunchtime activities for our children who have difficulties in unstructured environments and supervision. So an ability to play, have fun, actively supervise and a good deal of common sense is essential. All employees of the school are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school community and candidates should be mindful of this when applying for the position.

Experience of working with children from Foundation Stage to Year 6 and of working successfully with families would be an advantage but not essential. This job has a focus on facilitating LEARNING by improving attendance and readiness for learning.

Shortlisted candidates may be observed working with children as part of the selection process and will be expected to have visited the school prior to interview. The selection proces also includes a basic literacy and numeracy test.

HOURS OF WORK - 8.30 - 3.00pm Monday - Friday  TERM TIME ONLY.

Pay - Kent Scheme 5 pro rata.

Please state your  strengths and experience on your application.


Park Way is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection and first aid training. An enhanced Disclosure Record check will also be carried out as well as 'Right to Work" in the UK.

Information about the school

Our school is a successful, thriving community. It has grown from 5 classes to a vibrant and successful primary school with 315 pupils. The school is set in delightful grounds and benefits from a completely modernised, bright and attractive building. Technology at the school is good, every classroom being equipped with interactive smartboards as well as tablets, Ipads, kindles and laptops.

The school budget is healthy and allows staff to plan exciting real life learning for the children both on and off site.

The school is run by dedicated individuals, all working to make children's learning great.They are a great team, highly skilled, friendly and professional. Please do come and meet them!

At Park Way we go above and beyond to ensure that we provide the very best for our children and their families, so its hard but rewarding work. ALL staff are expected to be a part of this ethos.

We would love to get the right person to join us on our journey to be the best school in the world so even if you are only remotely curious please come and visit us. Meet our team and our children and see why Park Way is such a brilliant school.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 682878


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.