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The Abbey School

Student Welfare Co-ordinator

Closing date: 18/06/2024 at 17:00

Job Start Date: 02/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: FTE:£27,823-£32,475 (Actual: £11,966-£13,966)

Hours of Work: 3 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, term time only

Location of Role: Farnham, Surrey

Job/Person Summary

Education, training & Work Qualifications:

Essential:  Numerate and literate to GCSE or equivalent standard

Desirable:  Have undertaken safeguarding


Essential: Knowledge of child development.  An insight into the needs of young children and their parents.  An understanding of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  A working knowledge and understanding of the Children Act 1989, particularly in relation to Child Protection and a working knowledge of the Assessment Framework and Human Rights Legislation.

Desirable: An understanding of 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' 2023. Wide knowledge of other agencies.

Skills and Abilities

Essential:  High standard of communication, both verbal and written, including appropriate record keeping.  Ability to facilitate discussion and lead small group sessions.  Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice.  Emphatic, patient, supportive, diplomatic.  Willing to learn and accept suggestions for improvement.  Able to work with other professionals.  Be well organised and work cooperatively with others.  Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, creative and adaptable.  work independently of others.  Enjoy being with children in a school environment.

Relevant Experience:

Desirable:  Experience of working within a school.  Experience of leading sensitive meetings involving multiple professionals.

For full details of the main purpose of the role and person specification, please view the recruitment pack on The Abbey School website.

Application Procedure

Please complete the application form provided (or download a copy from the school website https://www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk/1270/vacancies ) and send to:

 Zoe Mackie,

Operations Manager

The Abbey School, Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY

e-mail: [email protected] 

 The Abbey School reserves the right to interview candidates before the closing date.


 Closing Date:                        Tuesday 18th June 2024

Interview Date;                     Monday 24th June 2024

Safer Recruitment

The Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS, Children’s Barred List and Right to work in the UK checks are required for this post. The Abbey School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We’ll consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership

About us

Address: Menin Way, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8DY

Telephone: 01252 725059

Website: www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk

Application form