Role: Family School Liaison Officer
Hours : Part Time - 16 Hours Per Week
Salary : £12,500
Education & Skills Development Group is a local charity in west London with a proven track record in working with children, families and schools. The essence of our work is to help improve the attainment of local underachieving children. We are recruiting for a school exclusion advocacy worker who will be responsible to provide advocacy and representation to families and pupils excluded from schools or are at risk of being excluded; support and represent families in exclusion review meetings and tribunal meetings, helping them with their written appeals and putting together their cases and reasoning in coherent and meaningful way.
Responsible for providing guidance and advocacy to pupils to ensure they meet academic and behavioural requirements to stay in school and achieve their potential. Responsibilities include linking pupils and their families to school and community resources, monitoring attendance and discipline, communicating with administration, counsellors, students, and families.
To develop individual education/learning plans that brings together internal, external and multiagency professionals in order to support development, attainment and progression.
The Advocate will work on reducing exclusions (or the likelihood of exclusion) by working with young people who are excluded or at risk of exclusion in addition to schools and their families.
You will work with children from a variety of backgrounds and who may have challenging needs, including social, emotional, and behavioral issues, low self-esteem and poor social skills.
The candidate must have experience in working with children and young people preferably in a school setting with background in teaching, law or/and social work. The role may include some occasional evening and weekend work. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
For application pack and informal discussion please contact:
Mohamed Ahmed, Managing Director E: firstname.lastname@example.org T:020 85744918
Dead line for applications 31st July 2020 at 5 pm.