Safeguarding Assistant (Kemball School)

Location
Kemball School,Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
grade 5 pro rata
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
07 Nov 2018
Job Ref
010899
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Salary pro rata to 32.5 hours per week term time only

We are looking to appoint a Safeguarding Assistant who will work alongside staff to identify and support the needs of vulnerable pupils and their families.  The successful candidate must:

  • have extensive experience of working effectively with the parents/carers of children/young people
  • experience of working in a multi-agency environment
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of local safeguarding arrangements and how to deal with issues at all levels of need
  • be familiar with supporting children with disabilities and their families.

    You will maintain a case load of referrals, reviewing progress and providing feedback to the Safeguarding team, in addition to supporting families in a home/school link role.

    Candidates must have excellent literacy and numeracy skills at GCSE grades C or above.

    Kemball School is a day special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years of age with cognitive and learning difficulties (pmld, sld, & mld some of whom have complex medical/physical needs). The school has a happy atmosphere and is welcoming and friendly.  The current number on roll is 206.

    The school is committed to equality of opportunity.

    Visits are advisable so that candidates are aware of the complexity of the pupils needs and will be held on Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 October at 11.00 a.m.

    Closing date is 7 November 2018

    Interviews will be held on 16 November 2018

    Further details and an application pack are available by contacting the school office on 01782 883120 or email: recruitment@kemballschool.co.uk. This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check and Disqualification by Association check.

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