Job Description

Stamford Park Trust has an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant environment. We are proud of our reputation and popularity and we are committed to ensuring that our students receive the very best teaching and support with their studies. Our community includes over 200 dedicated staff who work hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, develop and achieve at the trust, a community where each person is valued and can flourish. Having a Trust that puts staff and students first means that we are constantly adapting to meet their needs. For this reason, we seek to employ a culture-rich workforce. We are a major provider of the highest quality education in Tameside and we currently have the following vacancy:

Stamford Park Trust Education Welfare Officer
36 hours a week, full year
Salary details: Grade 9 SP23–26 £32,755 – £35,325

We are seeking to appoint someone to take on an Education Welfare Officer role based across the high schools within the Stamford Park Trust, which comprises of Longdendale High School and Rayner Stephens High School. This is an exciting opportunity to promote good attendance and education welfare within the schools by fostering good working relationships with parents/carers, families and colleagues across the Trust.

The successful candidate work alongside key members of school staff, young people, families and other agencies to:

  • To reduce student absence in both high schools.
  • To lead any statutory action in relation to non-attendance and education
  • Support the schools to fulfil their responsibilities for managing and improving attendance to school.

Working alongside the Executive Principal (Secondary) to respond to the educational welfare needs of students to ensure they achieve the highest standards of education.

Closing date for receipt of applications:
Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 11th November
Interview Date: Week commencing 15th November

To apply online, please visit our website at If you require any further assistance, please contact the Human Resources department on 0161 330 2330.
Due to the volume of applications for posts, it is not possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates at the shortlisting stage.

Stamford Park Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Stamford Park Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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