Willows High School
Welfare Officer X3
Post Ref No: ED50254825
Grade 5 Spinal Points 11 - 19 (£21,166 - £24,799 PRO RATA)
37 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
Term Time Temporary (1 year in the first instance)
Required for September 2020
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 e-mailing their contact details to the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Samantha Lewis who will arrange a telephone appointment for you. (Click 'Apply Now' for the e-mail address.)
These vacancies are suitable for post share.
These posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
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.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Application packs are also available to download from our website or by contacting the school (Click 'Apply Now' for the e-mail address.)
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school by e-mail for the attention of Mrs Sam Lewis by the closing date. (Click 'Apply Now' for the e-mail address.)
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post. We also cannot accept application forms by post.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th June 2020 (Noon)
Shortlisting takes place on Thursday 18th June 2020 with interviews being held the week commencing 22nd June 2020. Interviews will be carried out use video conferencing software and further details will be provided if you are offered an interview.
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.