Vacancy Summary

Newsome Academy, Castle Avenue, Newsome, HD4 6JN

(Newsome Academy is part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust)

Post: Wellbeing/PDBA Officer

Scale: NJC20

Salary: £25,991 FTE

Contract: Fixed Term - Initially 12 Months | Term Time + 5 Inset Days

Start Date: ASAP

Vacancy Information

We are looking for a talented Wellbeing/PDBA Officer that is forward thinking, dynamic and resilient who, working in collaboration with the Wellbeing and Pastoral Team, will provide high quality support to our vulnerable learners. The colleague appointed will be a natural inspirer, with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at Newsome Academy.

It is crucial that the successful candidate has a sound understanding of school landscapes and how to achieve success within these parameters. As well as supporting the wellbeing/safeguarding department, the successful candidate will also be part of the wider pastoral and wellbeing family.

The primary purpose of the The Wellbeing/PDBA Officer will take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection across the school. They have a legal responsibility for dealing with safeguarding issues, providing advice and support to staff, liaising with the Local Authority and working with a range of other agencies. They will take part in strategy discussions and interagency meetings and contribute to the assessment of children.

Please see attached Recruitment Pack for further information about the job, Newsome Academy and the Trust.

Newsome Academy is an aspirational and inclusive school. We believe in the potential of every individual to make exceptional progress from their starting points and to thoroughly enjoy their time at our school. We believe that the wellbeing and happiness of every child is essential and the needs of our children are at the heart of everything we do. Our journey is focused on having very high expectations. It means ensuring children who are successful and strive to achieve their best, know they are valued, believe in themselves and have respect for others. We aim to consistently promote fundamental British values and pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

Newsome Academy is part of Impact Education Multi Academy Trust who are on a mission to improve social mobility for the disadvantaged and to improve the life chances of children and young people. The Trust is a values driven organisation with the belief that collaborative leadership and strong partnership development can lead to significant positive impact on the quality of education. For more information about the Trust go to

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

Interviews: w/c 31st January 2022

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