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Student Welfare Officer - Term Time

Folkestone Academy Secondary, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4020-380S
  • Posted:03/12/2019
  • Pay:AR 06/07 (£17,354 - £22,206 pro rata) Dep on exp
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/12/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


Folkestone Academy (Secondary Phase) is looking to recruit a Student Welfare Officer to ensure the effective management of the day-to-day health and wellbeing needs of students.

  • Do you believe that every child can achieve?
  • Are you passionate about really making a difference to the lives of pupils?
  • Are you an enthusiastic and positive team player?

If so, a role at Folkestone Academy (Secondary Phase) could be perfect for you.

The role will include:

  • Being responsible for liaising with external agencies;
  • Being responsible for ensuring staff are up to date with relevant training courses in first aid, health and safety and matters relating to students with medical needs;
  • Ensuring the duties relating to health and wellbeing of all students are met;
  • Being responsible for the secure storage and administration of all medicines in the Academy;
  • Liaising with the SENDCo and parents/carers of students with medical needs;
  • Being responsible for ensuring that the Management Information System is kept up to date.

We offer:

  • Well-behaved, motivated and happy children;
  • A supportive, friendly and hard-working staff team
  • Excellent facilities
  • The perfect environment in which to develop your skills;
  • A school committed to providing the highest standards of pastoral care and learning opportunities
  • Strong CPD opportunities

Term Time + 2 weeks (including INSET days)

37 hours a week

Salary: Academy Range 06/07 dependant on experience - (£17,354 min  - £22,206 max pro rata)

Folkestone Academy (Secondary Phase) is part of Turner Schools, which is committed to giving a powerful education to local families through schools where children thrive and knowledge matters. Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, including checks against the barred list. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House, 58-60 Shorncliffe Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com
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.