Education Welfare Officer

An opportunity has arisen for an Education Welfare Officer, who will be based at Lowedges Junior Academy and support the Senior Education Welfare Officer working across the Multi Academy Trust to ensure all children and young people access school regularly, whilst also contributing to all aspects of safeguarding, including child protection. The successful candidate will liaise with national and local bodies to ensure ACET meets all regulatory and statutory obligations whilst proactively monitoring national and local initiatives to advise the trust on current and future developments. The successful candidate will also:

  • Have significant experience of working with children and/or families
  • Have experience of inter-agency working to support children and/or families
  • Have working knowledge of child protection / safeguarding of children and young people
  • Be able to work independently and with initiative
  • Be able to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and tact
  • Have a pragmatic approach
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be energetic, well-motivated and flexible
  • Have a professional manner and plenty of common sense
  • Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent

Closing date for applications is 9:00am on Friday 15th October!

For further information on the role, visit the Tes website searching for Sheffield.