Are you looking for a fantastic opportunity to help young people in your local area?
Could an Alternative education setting be the place for you?
Do you relish the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of disengaged young people?
An opening has arisen for a Regional Engagement, Attendance and Welfare Officer (EAWO) offering a chance to be a key part of changing the lives of children aged 11 to 16 at a leading Alternative Education School. You will support the schools within the allocated region to promote, secure and sustain positive engagement, welfare, and attendance using specialist interventions with the student and/or their families.
This will include working closely with the school staff to identify vulnerable students and implementing a bespoke package of support, utilising tools within Progress Schools, such as the SENCO and liaising closely with external agencies and teams around the child.
Progress Schools Salary £22,116 - £26,921
Car Allowance £3000
Generous company Pension contribution
Death in service insurance of 4 times salary
Paid qualifications as part of a structured CPD Programme
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave - After required length of service
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Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme for Immediate Family
Group support including annual Group conference and benefits review
Medicash savings of up to £900 per year on the cost of Glasses, Eye tests, prescriptions and dental
Provide a specialist service to help the school to raise achievement by improving school attendance and punctuality and to meet our attendance targets
Promote and foster positive attitudes by students and their families towards education and ensuring that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities, particularly where there is persistent absenteeism
Make unsupervised home visits and attend meetings both at school and off site
Support the Head of School in attendance at statutory meetings
Ensure compliance and demonstrate excellent record keeping.
Work with the Head of School to create and maintain a vulnerable student list, ensuring actions ad interventions are in place rapidly
Support the school with strategies to promote the regular and punctual attendance of all students and assist with the implementation of agreed strategies