Student Welfare Lead - Westgate Hill Primary Academy (External to Council)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/01/2019 12:00
£26,000 per annum, pro rata (actual £23,300 per annum)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 training days and 5 additional days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Westgate Hill Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5JN
Closing date:
22 Jan
Further Information

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council

Westgate Hill Primary Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne

Permanent, 37 hours per week, term time only, plus 5 training days and 5 additional days

Trustees invite suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our Academy’s Welfare Team. The Student Welfare Lead will work with the Senior Leadership Team and the Academy’s Welfare Team in all phases of the school to drive a culture of high expectations. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a dedicated team whose purpose is to support pupils and their families to improve attendance and engagement by removing barriers to learning.

At Westgate Hill Primary Academy we seek to raise aspirations, empower pupils, develop their capacity to make informed choices and lead a happy, healthy life. We embrace diversity, recognise individual needs and encourage all pupils to achieve their best.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Vacancies section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website Interested candidates are welcome to tour the Academy, please contact the Academy office on 0191 256 2960 to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this post.

Closing Date: 12noon, Tuesday 22 January 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by 29 January 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Applications should be returned to: or in person to the school office.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.