Education Social Worker
Location
Ark Putney Academy
Salary From
£33,325
Salary To
£33,325
 
Details

Education Social Worker

 

Required from 1 September 2022

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school


Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network, a mixed school with 900 students. As an inclusive school, we are proud of our success with a wide range of students.   We have a very successful sixth form which is renowned in the local area.  We have a strong ethos, results are excellent and every year, we send large numbers of students to some of the best universities, including Oxbridge.

 

In 2015, we moved into newly renovated buildings that bring the main Grade II listed building up to a modern learning light and airy teaching space and provides state-of the art facilities for our pupils and staff.

 

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Education Social Worker to join our Inclusion team and play a major part in our safeguarding practice. This person will be the initial point of contact to social services and will build close links with them. They will be the gatekeeper of information relating to LACs, and will provide guidance and counsel to staff, parents and students.  The successful candidate will also line manage our part-time Family Support Worker

 

Our ideal candidate will:

 

  • Be a qualified social worker (CSS; CQSW, Diploma in SW; SWD or equivalent)
  • Have exceptional communication skills, understanding the need to sensitively engage with children and parents
  • Be knowledgeable of recent safeguarding legislation
  • Have experience of direct work with children and families in schools.

At Ark Putney, we look for talented and committed people and we work hard to keep them, helping them reach as high as they can. We offer attractive pay and conditions, as well as high quality career and professional development (CPD) and opportunities for career progression.

 

If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you!

 

Click here to view the role's job description: Education Social Worker.docx

 

To learn more about our school, please visit http://arkputney.org or to arrange a confidential conversation with the Principal about this role contact j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org

 

Deadline for applications: 9.00m on Thursday 7 July

Interviews will be on a rolling programme, so early application is advised

 

Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Term time plus four weeks

Salary: Ark Support Inner London Scale 9 point 27 £35,294 pro rata. Actual annual salary will be £33,325 for 36 hours per week, 43 weeks per year (term time + 4 weeks)

Start Date: 1 September 2022

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  To meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.