Champion for Children Looked After (CLA Champion)

Recruiter
The Shared Learning Trust
Location
Luton
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1156087822
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Stockwood Park Academy are currently looking to recruit a key position within their pastoral and welfare teams. We are seeking a Champion for Children Looked After (CLA Champion) to work closely with Looked After Children to raise their attainment and achievement throughout their school careers. To succeed in this position, you will possess an understanding of the complex difficulties facing Looked After Children and the awareness of the effects of Attachment Disorders.

The Stockwood Park Academy serves a diverse community of students. You will be supported by an effective Safeguarding Lead and school leadership team that puts Safeguarding at the forefront of child welfare matters.

Key Duties:
  • Compose reports for Senior Managers and Governors
  • Write individual specific SMART targets with Looked After Children
  • Create PEPs (Personal Education Plans)
  • Successfully work in partnership with external agencies

The successful candidate will have:
  • Safeguarding Training Level 2 (Working Together to Safeguard Children or equivalent)
  • Knowledge or experience of Safeguarding or Child Protection procedures in Education.
  • Experience of working with CLA (Looked After Children)

Job Specifics:
  • Start Date: September 2019
  • Salary: L6: £25,801 - £28,785 / Actual pro rata £22,328 - £24,910
  • Job Role: Full time, Permanent, Term-time only

Why work for The Stockwood Park Academy:
  • £30 million state of the art modern facilities with well-equipped classrooms
  • You'll be working alongside charismatic, supportive and genuine colleagues and Senior Leadership Team who want to see you succeed and thrive
  • A staff wellbeing team that implements various strategies to boost staff engagement including various activities, events, conferences and many other staff benefits
  • Unparalleled CPD and training opportunities with cross trust and national development programs
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in a successful and expanding Academy

Closing Date: Tuesday 4th June at 12pm Interviews: TBC

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