Student Welfare Officer

Leeds East Academy

Grade: C3 Point .19 – .22 £25,481 - £27,041 Pro Rata £22,909 - £24,312 TTO + 15 Days

Accountable to: Safeguarding Officer / Vice Principal for BAPD

Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which was judged as ‘Good’ during May 2019 across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; "Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school".

Our vision for the academy is simply, ‘everyone exceptional’ and we pride ourselves on ensuring that all students receive the very best pastoral care and academic support to achieve this. Housed within a state-of-the-art school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward-thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the community we serve.

Role: To ensure students are safe and their welfare addressed through the coordination of health and safety policies and procedures. To work alongside the Pastoral and Safeguarding team to remove barriers to learning and ensure students feel safe to attend school. To be aware of current health and safety legislation so that the necessary training can be implemented, enabling staff to manage student's safety and well-being with confidence.

Part of the White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

We are securing our vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs over 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

The White Rose Academies Trust is part of the Luminate Education Group. Other members of the group include Leeds Conservatoire, Keighley College, Harrogate College and Leeds City College. As our sponsor, the Group provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies. They also share our vision of creating a truly outstanding Trust.

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd April 2021 12pm

Shortlisting: Friday 23rd April 2021

Interview Date: WC 26th April 2021

Start Date: ASAP

For more information, please visit our website at To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

The White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and a DBS check.

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