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Education Welfare Officer

Denton, Greater Manchester
£2000 - £2300 per month

Monarch Education are working in partnership with a large Secondary Academy in Denton, Tameside who are looking for an Education Welfare Officer to join their team in an exciting new role to the Academy.

The Academy is committed to working to improve the attendance of pupils across the school. This is a new project the school are developing and want to recruit someone to work with them as an Education Welfare Officer in a full time ongoing capacity. This is a role that the school hope will become permanent once approved by by the authority, so is a great opportunity for someone to make a good impression in this role.

Your specific role will be to work closely with the Attendance support team to actively monitor pupil attendance and welfare. You will be a positive and proactive individual with prior experience of working with young people / families.

Experience of additional areas such as pupil welfare or attendance would be an advantage, but full training will be given and this isn’t essential.

Main Roles/Responsibilities:

● To work with the Attendance team and pastoral team to monitor and support pupil attendance

● To drive to pupil’s homes who are exhibiting attendance issues; find out why they aren’t attending and to bring them to school if they can attend.

● To monitor, track and report the punctuality of all students

● To contact parents/carers or wider stakeholders as directed

● To deal with difficult or challenging parents/carers, de-escalating and ensuring that the

school’s polices are followed at all times

You must have:

  • A full driving license
  • Access to your own vehicle for work use
  • Experience of working with young people / families
  • Great communication skills, confident speaking to both families and young people
  • A commitment to improving pupil attendance through consistent support

Monarch Education offer:

  • Rate of pay that is reflective of that of the permanent role
  • Access to free CPD through our internal Affinity Academy; lead by school leaders
  • Designated Monarch Consultant to guide you through clearance, placement and be your first port of call for any issues or questions
  • Access to discounts and cashback at many retailers through our staff discount scheme

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

To be considered for this role please click apply.


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