Vulnerable Students’ Officer

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£21,234 - £24,303 (actual salary)
11 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type


Grade 6, points 27 – 31

£21,234 - £24,303 (actual salary)

Term Time only + 10 days

We are seeking to appoint a Vulnerable Students’ Officer to join the strong, caring and committed staff in our Student Welfare Team.  The successful candidate will become a Lead Practitioner in the Early Help and LAC processes and will be committed to supporting our most vulnerable students, by ensuring that provision is in place to enable them to fulfil their potential. 

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester is the city’s most improved school.  Staff are driven and forward-thinking in order to maximise progress and support the emotional wellbeing of all students.  We are currently beginning a new and exciting phase in the academy’s development.  Our intake has increased to 300 in each year group and a brand new state-of-the-art school building is being built, to be opened in June 2018.  The successful candidate will have a pivotal role in the development of our pastoral procedures as the academy grows.  They will have fostered excellent knowledge through experience of supporting young people and possess superb communication skills with the ability to liaise expertly with young people, families and a variety of agencies.

This is a key position in a supportive, rich and diverse academy community offering the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to our pastoral system and make a significant difference to the lives of young people in North Manchester.  If you have the passion, drive and skills to develop outstanding provision for the most vulnerable students in our academy, we want to hear from you!

Please take time to review the Co-operative Academies Trust brochure which outlines "Why work for CAT".  In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

“The Co-operative Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

To Apply

Please download full details and an application form from our website by clicking on the red 'Apply' button, or contact Mrs S Stephenson, c/o The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ.  Alternatively e-mail or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Closing Date – 12 noon, Monday 30th October 2017. 

Interviews – Wednesday 8th November 2017.

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