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Pastoral & Welfare Assistant - PADDOCK SCHOOL

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

36 hours per week


Term time only (39 weeks)

Paddock is a popular, outstanding split site school, known for our excellent internal training programme to develop all staff to be experts.  Because of our substantial growth, an excellent opportunity has become available to join the Paddock team.

As the Pastoral & Welfare assistant, you will support the assistant head teacher responsible for safeguarding and pastoral support by undertaking a range of practical and administrative tasks to enhance the safety and wellbeing of the pupils at Paddock School

Key Responsibilities

  • To check the registers daily to ensure codes and pupils of concern are contacted when necessary  
  • To attend meetings with the EWO and support the school with maintenance of a database of pupils of concern  
  • To maintain a register of care plans and support the assistant head to keep plans current  
  • To support the facilities assistant to maintain the first aid boxes 
  • To create and send routine letters to support pupils health, attendance and wellbeing 
  • To act as deputy designated safeguarding officer and upload documents to My concern or other programs as required  
  • To produce data for the senior leadership team from the records held   
  • To act as asthma champion and support staff to use the centrally stored Ventolin  
  • To act as allergies champion and support staff to use the centrally stored epi pens  
  • To deliver training to staff on issues relating to pupil safeguarding or wellbeing.   
  • To liaise with the visual and hearing impaired service 
  • To arrange medical training for staff in line with pupil need   
  • To make daily checks on The Box and liaise with heads of school as needed  
  • To support with access to the incontinence service  
  • To clearly and concisely share information on a need to know basis  

Required experience

  • Experience of working with children and young people with SEND, taking a keen interest in their learning, welfare and achievements in either a paid or voluntary capacity (eg. youth worker or play leader) 

The successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationships and be proud to work in a school that has the vision to Nurture, Inspire and Transform Lives. 

You should be: -

  • A team player;
  • Keen to contribute to school life

We offer: -

An outstanding training programme

  • A variety of career pathways
  • Opportunities for promotion within the school
  • Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Access to employee wellbeing scheme

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

Alternatively please contact the school for any further details on 020 8878 1521.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email HR@paddock.wandsworth.sch.uk or post.

Closing Date: 03 August 2021(at noon)

Interview dates: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.



Primary School

St Margaret’s Crescent, Putney, SW15 6HL

Tel: 020 8788 5648

Head of Primary School:  Deborah Dockery

Head of Middle School: Lynette Martyn


Secondary School

Priory Lane, Roehampton, SW15 5RT

Tel: 020 8878 1521

Head of Secondary School:  Robert Pearce

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos



Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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