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Student Welfare Officer - Term Time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-421S
  • Posted:19/01/2022
  • Pay:Academy Band C-D Dependent on Experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/02/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:ASAP



The John Wallis Church of England Academy are seeking to appoint a Student Welfare Officer to join our Pastoral Team. The role is full time, term-time only.

A suitably experienced health care professional is required to support the well-being of students and staff and liaising with the families of the students in the Academy.   The Student Welfare Officer can expect to be the first member of staff to be approached by students with problems of a first aid or medical nature. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and flexible individual to combine nursing/healthcare expertise and administrative duties to ensure that the Academy meets its commitment to student welfare.

Skills and Experience -  To be considered for the position:

  • Hold a relevant medical qualification
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills - needed for prioritising and balancing a busy and varied workload.
  • Experience of supporting pupils/students of differing abilities and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form - for writing learning and support plans, reports on pupil/student progress, and training and guidance for staff.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.

Information about the school

About The John Wallis Academy The John Wallis Church of England Academy is a 0-19 Academy in Ashford, Kent. The Academy provides an outstanding learning environment that ensures a wealth of opportunities for students to achieve their full potential, with a curriculum that engenders a love of learning; high attainment, helping students to become qualified, skilled and adaptable; a personalised learning approach, offering outstanding tutorial support; high expectations of all its students, irrespective of their ability or needs; a strong ethos of security, care and warmth for one another, increasing students self esteem and confidence; providing stepping stones to and from the community it serves.

The Academy values the contribution of all it’s staff and offer the following benefits: • Discounted fees at our on-site Nursery provision • Salary Extras employee initiatives including a Cycle to work scheme and discounted shopping, • An Employee Assistance Programme with a arrange of benefits available to staff and their immediate family, • Discounted membership at local gym facility.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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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).