Education Welfare and Attendance Officer
Harris Federation
London, GB
2d ago
source : GOV.UK

Looking to join an thriving academy? Harris Academy Clapham is opening in 2020! We are currently looking to appoint an Education Welfare and Attendance Officer to join our brand new academy

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint an diligent, attentive Education Welfare and Attendance Officer to support and assist in student welfare and progress.

This is an diverse role with particular focus on monitoring student attendance and development.

Located within easy reach of both Clapham Common and Clapham South tube stations, Harris Academy Clapham is at the heart of Lambeth.

Your work will have the power to transform life opportunities where it is needed most. Working alongside Harris Federation colleagues who have wide experienceexperience in opening new schools, you will shape the ethos and culture of these new academies for the benefit of children in South London.

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a superb range of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career whether in our Harris AcademyClaphamor in one of our 47 academies.

Your ambitions are ample to the growing success of our academies, maintaining this means putting your ambitions first with a strong career progressive culture.

Join us in our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

In line with the Government's announcement, our academy is closed until further notice. However, during this period it is our intention to continue with critical recruitment for key positions starting in September 2020.

In place of academy interviews, alternative options will be offered so that no one is at a disadvantage, and applicants should expect telephone or virtual interviews, with the possibility of onsite academy interviews only in special cases.

We want to reassure applicants that effective measures have been implemented to ensure their health and wellbeing whilst on academy premises.

Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

What we are looking for :

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.You will need to be :

  • Flexibility - we are a new school with just Year 7. We will have to work together.
  • Commitment - we will all need to go above and beyond to make Harris AcademyClaphamthe best it can be.
  • Team player - all work is everybody's work.
  • Sense ofhumour-Join us in creating a happy and healthy learning culture for our staff and students.
  • Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

    About Harris Academy Clapham

    Our school motto,'Everything is possible' encompasses the opportunities we will offer our students and staff to become the best version of themselves they can possibly be.

  • Being a brand-new secondary school opening in September 2020 with students in Year 7, allows us to shape a curriculum that is firmly embedded in values of integrity and honesty;
  • developing our students to become global citizens. Our students will be both curious and tenacious about their own learning - as will you.

    Our purpose-built building will have state-of-the-art specialist facilities that include design technology, performing and creative arts as well as dedicated science and PE areas.

    You will have a passion to develop not only yourself but also your students. A close working relationship with theClaphamSixth Form opening in 2021, allows our students to see their time with us as a 7-year journey and you to teach across the age range.

    Why apply to Harris Academy Clapham

  • Work with two experienced senior leaders to establish and embed the vision and ethos of a new academy
  • Have a unique opportunity to be part of an establishing team of staff
  • Receive excellent staff training and development opportunities tailored to your career aspirations
  • Make a difference to the lives of our students through excellent subject knowledge and pastoral care so that the highest standards of learning andbehaviourare maintained
  • Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Harris Benefits

    As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including :

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
  • Performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
  • Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.

    The Harris Federation

    Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education.

    Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

    Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader.

    We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

    We look for talented teachers who arepassionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

    Please note : academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice.

    You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

    Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

    In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

    Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.

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