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School Community Engagement Lead

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£25,242 pro rata
Woodside Primary Academy, Wood Street, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Term Time
48 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
13/12/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

School Community Engagement Lead

Scale 6 Pt 26 –(£25,242 pro rata )

36 hours a week x 48 weeks per year

Woodside Primary Academy is an “Outstanding” school based in Walthamstow.  

We are committed to ensuring that all children are supported throughout all aspects of their life. It is our aim to ‘bring out the best in everyone’ via the considerable support and expertise offered to our whole school community to ensure they engage positively with us.

We’re looking to recruit a passionate, motivated and friendly School Community Engagement Lead.

This role offers the opportunity to make a real difference to the families in our Academy. If you have the determination and drive to bring about improvement for the children and families of Woodside Primary Academy, we have the vacancy for you:

You will need to 

  • Be enthusiastic
  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Have the ability to work effectively as a team
  • Display initiative
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
  • Have experience/knowledge of working with children, parents’ and community.
  • Work in partnership with families to increase their confidence and resilience to encourage positive family relationships


This role requires you to work both within the school and the outside community. This will include some evenings to promote better outcomes for children and parents. You will also need to have a full driving licence.


In return we can offer

  • Friendly , supportive, motivated and dedicated staff
  • A commitment to your professional development


Application packs are available from our school website: by emailing the school on;


Closing Date:  Thursday 13th December 2018

Shortlisting and notified of success: Thursday 14th December 2018

Interviews Monday 17th December 2018


The Woodside Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.