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Education Social Worker with responsibility for attendance and pupil premium
Salary: Range Hay Band A, Points 23 to 28 £27,741 to £32,234 pro rata NB this is based on a year round 37 hours per week salary. Negotiable based on experience.
Contract: Term time only 1 year contract, leading to the possibility of a permanent position.
Working Pattern: Negotiable based on 30 hours per week, working 8:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday.
Location: Oak Tree Primary School and Nursery, Jubilee Way North, Oak Tree Lane Estate, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 3PJ
Closing Date: 1st December 2020
Contract to commence 1st January 2020
Interviews to take place on Monday 7th December
Oak Tree Primary School is a friendly, lively, caring and inclusive school, with a commitment to all pupils achieving personal success.
Oak Tree Primary School and Nursery is looking to recruit a compassionate, dedicated school social worker. This is a unique and varied opportunity as the role will be based in a primary setting and will cross different areas of responsibility. Primarily, we are looking for someone to assist in addressing the social well-being of our students alongside current and relevant issues in the school such as attendance, adjustment issues following lock down and pupil premium.
As a key advisor to our senior leadership team, the role includes but is not limited to: managing school attendance, providing support for children and families; liaison with external agencies and working with key staff in school. It will entail providing a range of services to children and families who need additional support, including overseeing pupil premium.
If you are passionate about helping every student be successful, we encourage you to apply.
Key Responsibilities – Social Care:
As school social workers aim to help students grow socially and academically, you will be required to help students cope with behaviour management, and mental and emotional health issues. Other responsibilities will include:
Key responsibilities – Attendance:
Key Responsibilities – Pupil Premium:
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work
A licence and certification to practice Social Work
Experience in School Social Work will be advantageous
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Approachable, demonstrating compassion and empathy for children and their families.
Professionalism and discretion when working with others
Excellent Literacy skills
Excellent ICT skills
Able to work under pressure and use own initiative
Confident and competent in the use of all aspects of MS Office
Active interest in young people and education
Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
This job description and person specification is not designed to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, but represents the current key areas of work. There will be additional duties and responsibilities explicit in the role mainly based around social care and pupil premium monitoring. The content of this post will be reviewed in consultation with the post holder when necessary without change to the level of responsibility appropriate to the grade of post.
Application form for this position is listed below. Please complete and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Oak Tree Primary School and Nursery, Jubilee Way North, Mansfield, NG18 3PJ.
If you would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact the school office on email@example.com with your request, we will try to accommodate all requests within current restrictions and our Covid19 risk assessment.
Oak Tree Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.
All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The school welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts.