High Visibility

Inclusion Officer

Hours: 32.5 hours, term time only.

Salary: Grade 6, Point 7-12, £16,322.87 - £17,874.97 per annum

Discovery Primary Academy are looking for a highly motivated, exceptional individual to work as part of the Inclusion Team. If you have the motivation to make a real difference, excellent people skills and a willing to work hard then Discovery Primary Academy is the place for you.

The successful candidate will support our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) in the provision for safeguarding on a day-to-day basis as well as supporting the management of the emotional and behavioural needs of children within the academy. The role will also include working closely with the Attendance Officer in ensuring all children achieve excellent attendance levels.

You will be working within the context of the academy’s aims and policies, to work closely with our DSL, parents and on occasion, professionals to support pupils to overcome barriers that are preventing them from achieving their full potential.

We encourage visits to the academy to demonstrate the great work we do so to arrange a visit please contact Debby Pinfold on 01733 325001.

All relevant information and a copy of our application form can be found on our website at www.discoveryprimary.com. Please refer to the job description when applying; outlining what skills, qualities and experience you think you can offer and include a covering letter of no more than two A4 sides.

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs. When applying, please complete all sections of the application form and ensure that you do not leave any gaps in your qualification/work history and that you give details of any periods not accounted for by full time employment, education, or training. Forms with missing sections and/or gaps may not be considered. 

Closing date: 2nd December 2022. Please complete your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high number of applications. Interviews will take place week beginning 5th December 2022.

Discovery Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Discovery Primary Academy is committed to diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The role is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.