Welfare Assistant

Actual Salary: £15,366 
Contract: Fixed term (with the possibility of being made permanent)
Hours: 32.5 hours – 8.30-3.45 with 45 mins for lunch, term time only (39 weeks)

 The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is a multi-academy trust comprising of Heathland and Whitefriars Schools in Harrow. Our Federation of two schools is underpinned by a values based ethos that helps everyone work together cooperatively and with mutual respect. Our pupils make rapid progress in an environment of care where expectations are high, values are positive, forgiveness is abundant and children are treasured. We absolutely believe that anyone can learn anything and the growth mindset underpins everything we do.

Whitefriars School is looking for a pro-active and caring person to provide medical and welfare services for children Nursery-Year 4 and staff. You will be the first point of contact for first aid and medical matters.  Responsibilities will include caring for pupils who are unwell and liaising with their parents, maintaining accurate and confidential records, monitoring, tracking and reporting on medical information and liaising with office staff to ensure the Sims pupil data is up to date.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children and have good literacy, communication and organisational skills. You will need up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the practices and procedures within education relating to the welfare and safety of pupils. A First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid qualification is desirable, but training will be provided.

To apply please  click here to complete the online application form

 Closing date: 31st August 2020

 We reserve the right to shortlist, interview and appoint prior to the closing date and so early applications are encouraged


Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. An equal opportunities employer.