Education Welfare Support Officer.3694
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£18,070 - £19,951
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time - term time plus specified days
Salary: Band 5 - £21,589 - £23,836, (pro rata £18,070 - £19,951)
Employment Location: Virtual School, Brunel Building, Blyth
Northumberland County Council would like to recruit an enthusiastic, well-motivated Education Welfare Support Officer, this role is new to Northumberland’s Education Welfare Team and the core role will be working with children, families and schools to promote inclusion and attendance.
Education Welfare is based within the Virtual school and works to ensure that the Local Authority’s statutory duties and other responsibilities for safeguarding children in relation to school attendance, elective home education, children missing education, child employment and performance licencing are carried out to the highest possible standard.
Work is undertaken on behalf of children in partnership with their parents, schools, alternative providers and other professionals to enable each pupil the maximum opportunity to benefit from their educational entitlement. Work is also undertaken at a whole school level to support schools in their policy and practice towards improving attendance.
You should have a good general standard of education, experience of working in an education or social care setting. The successful applicant will be expected to work term time plus 10 days.
This post closes at midnight on 10 July 2020
For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification and for guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see attached notes.
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