Pupil Welfare Officer (Crawley)
Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

Closing date: 05/10/2020

Job posted date: 17/09/2020

Salary: West Sussex Grade 7 - £23,080 - £25,481

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 28.5

Pupil Welfare Officer wanted for a dynamic and friendly primary academy

Do you:

  • Enjoy helping children learn
  • Have experience of supporting children and families
  • Like working as part of a team and am a good team player
  • Calm and patient
  • Adaptable and always willing to have a go
  • Work on your own initiative
  • Committed to learning and developing as a professional

Then we would love to hear from you!

Desmond Anderson Primary Academy is a well established school in Crawley, with a wonderful ethos and a great team. We are looking for a Pupil Welfare Officer to work across the school. The role will be working Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm plus one hour to be agreed. The role is term time only plus INSET days. (28.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year plus 5.47 weeks paid holiday)

About Desmond Anderson Primary Academy

Desmond Anderson Primary Academy is a dynamic, happy academy, catering for Reception to Year 6 children. It is an expanding school, which now has a published admissions number of 60 and will have a total capacity of 420 pupils. The academy also has a special facility for up to 20 pupils with autism and a nursery for children aged from 2 years. Ofsted grading: Good 2019

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Take a closer look.

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role. .

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion please contact the academy office on 01293 525596

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check


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