Education Welfare Officer

Purfleet Primary Academy, Purfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC8832002-117S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band F (Thurrock Payscale)
Position Start Date: 03/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/07/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 15th July 2019  

Job Description

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Purfleet Primary Academy

Are looking for a dedicated and committed

Education Welfare Officer

37 Hours per week (8.00am-4.00pm Mon-Fri)

Term time plus 2 additional weeks

Thurrock Pay Scales (Point 21-27)

(Actual salary £25,458-£30,446)

Salary awarded depending on experience and qualifications

We are looking for an energetic, capable person with a positive 'can-do' outlook to join our thriving school. This role will involve being the main link for the school around welfare and family liaison reporting directly to the Lead Designated Safeguarding Officer and supporting parents to safeguard their children

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a commitment to education, especially for vulnerable children and young people, have a background in education, or in social care and possess exceptional interpersonal skills. A calm and organised approach to dealing with parents, senior school staff and other professionals is crucial to the post.

If you feel this is the role for you, then please contact Nicki Cocks on 01375 659900 or on for an application form or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: 12th July 2019

Interview date: Week commencing 15th July 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Purfleet Primary Academy is a member of the REAch2 Academy Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. For more information on REAch2 visit

Information about the School

This is a very exciting time to be part of Purfleet Primary Academy. Standards are rising, pupil numbers are increasing and come September 2019 we will be a fully three form entry school.

Our Headteacher took up post in October 2018, and heads an enthusiastic and committed school leadership team who are leading the drive to raise standards. We are a friendly and supportive school where the children come first and everyone works hard to improve outcomes for all. Our children are encouraged to be the best they can be at all times and their safety and well-being is, of course, paramount. If you want to join a school where all staff believe that no child's past or present circumstances should determine their future, why not come and join us?

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs Nicki Cocks
Tank Hill Road, Purfleet
Essex, RM19 1TA
Telephone: 01375 659900