Willows High School
Welfare Officer – Head of Year
Post Ref No: ED50271839
Grade 6 Spinal Points 19 - 25 (£25,481 - £29,577 PRO RATA)
37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
Required for September 2021
This job is temporary for one year in the first instance.
This is an exciting opportunity for an organised and enthusiastic individual to be at the heart of providing the best welfare, care and support service for a year group of pupils at Willows High School. We offer a dynamic and friendly environment in one of the fastest improving schools in Wales. We are seeking an experienced and well qualified individual who will help to provide an engaging and safe working environment for all, helping to provide our pupils with the best possible life chances for a happy and successful future.
We are a medium sized school and pride ourselves on our family ethos where every member of the school community counts. Our vision for the school is to make it the first choice for all pupils in the community and beyond, and share in the school motto of ‘belong, believe, achieve’.
Interested candidates are welcome to contact the school to discuss this role by emailing their contact details to the Business Manager, Debbie Davies who will arrange a telephone appointment for you.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Alternatively, if you are not able to download the application, you can contact Connect-2-Cardiff (C2C) or e-mail Cardiff Works for an application pack quoting reference: ED50271839 and the job title, Welfare Officer-Head of Year.
Application packs are also available to download from our website by contacting the school, please see application process for details.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school for the attention of Miss Debbie Davies by the closing date.
The closing date for applications is 3.30pm on Wednesday, 11th August 2021.
Shortlisting takes place on Thursday, 12th August 2021 with interviews being held the week commencing 16th August 2021. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.