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School Based Educational Welfare Officer

  • Pay scale: NJC Points 19 – 23 pro rata £26,648 - £29,502
  • Closing date: Friday 10th November 2023 at 12 noon
  • Interviews: Interviews are likely to be held as soon as possible thereafter

The Governing Body of The Prescot School wish to appoint a School Based Educational Welfare Officer to support whole school attendance through outreach work (home visiting). The newly appointed EWO would join an existing Attendance team currently comprised of 3 people.

We are looking for applicants who are experienced in working with schools or in schools and have excellent people skills. Applicants should be motivated to develop best practice and should have the ability to work on their own initiative but also support the wider attendance team to provide a high-quality service. Applicants should have strong reflective practice and direction and should be enthusiastic about contributing to the effectiveness of the team. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact school via E-mail: 

Please complete a letter of interest together with a Job Application form and Equal Opportunities form and forward to the following email account –

The Prescot School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance 2022.