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Welfare Assistant

Job Title    Welfare Assistant

Name of Head Teacher    Angela Anterkyi

Salary: NJC £16,123 full time equivalent. (term time only)

Hours 9.00 – 3 pm, 18 hours per week Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Closing Date:     13th October 2017

Interview Date:    w/c 16th October 2017

Start Date:        As soon as possible

We are looking for a welfare assistant to join our team, this is an exciting time of change within the school and an opportunity for you to build and progress your career. Ideally you will have experience of working with children, along with some knowledge of special dietary and medical requirements, or be willing to attend the necessary courses to gain the appropriate knowledge and skills.


On a daily basis you will be responsible to ensure the conduct, welfare, safety, physical and mental wellbeing of pupils is maintained.   You will assist the school nurse during school visits and coordinate medical, eye and hearing tests.  You will ensure that all relevant staff are provided with up-to-date information on children with medical needs.


In return we will support your continuing professional development and you will work in a friendly warm environment where children are at the heart of our school.


The successful candidate will be forward thinking and able to support the SENCO and Headteacher to develop welfare systems to enable care and support of the highest quality for our children. They will also ensure that services are of an excellent quality and conform to statutory requirements.


We are looking for someone who has:


  • An understanding of working in a support team in a school environment specifically in relation to child welfare. 
  • Experience working in a school or equivalent setting.
  • Has good literacy, numeracy and IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to coordinate activities
  • Visits to the school are very welcome by appointment.

  • Telephone:  020 8452 1350

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  • Gladstone Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.