Sir William Perkins’s School is a high-performing independent girls’ school for approximately 600 students aged 11 – 18 years.
Our Vision is to build confidence, integrity and excellence in a caring, innovative and happy community, so that each student leaves having been given the best possible chance of achieving their full potential, taking with them sound values, a breadth of skills and knowledge and ready to take on the world!
The Head is both a member of HMC and GSA.
Student Wellbeing & Support Officer
Start Date: Summer Term 2021
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about the Wellbeing and safeguarding of young people to join our School, who is has the ability to engage with children and young people. If you wish to pursue a career working with young people and have an interest in charity, Wellbeing and positive mental health then we would like to hear from you.
This position will support the pastoral team covering all aspects of the Wellbeing of students so we would like to speak to you if you have experience working in an environment with children and/or young people as this is very important. As the lead for charity in the school the successful candidate will have a passion for raising awareness about those in need and will drive fundraising and volunteering activities amongst our students.
This post is offered as a permanent contract and is 56.08% of full-time during term time (174 days) plus our 4 INSET days. The working hours are 25 hours a week worked as follows: 11am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 10.30am to 3.30pm on Friday.
The salary package will depend on qualifications, experience and the full-time equivalent salary will be circa £18,000 to £24,000 per annum (pro rata £10,094 to £13,459 per annum).
We would love to hear from you if you have the ability to:
• Inspire and motivate students
• Relate effectively and to earn the confidence of colleagues, students and parents/carers
• Use strategies that effectively support the School’s policies and procedures
And if you also have:
• A genuine interest in the emotional wellbeing of students
• Good interpersonal and empathy skills
• Excellent administrative, organisation and time management skills and a willingness to embrace the School’s Digital Strategy
HOW TO APPLY
If you would like to join our team, your cover letter and application should be addressed to the Head, Mr C C Muller.
Helen Wood, our HR Manager, would be pleased to talk to you further about this opportunity, so please contact her at the School.
Vacancy will be live until Monday 24 May 2021 at 1pm
Applications will be considered on arrival and the School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date. Interviews will be conducted firstly by Zoom Meeting.
SWPS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.