Part time 4 days per week (28.8 hours per week), term time only
Leyton Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A level and vocational courses to approximately 2,300 full-time 16-19 year old students. We strive to provide high quality education and support to our students in fulfilling their academic potential and becoming thinking, questioning and caring members of society. We are a diverse and vibrant college and are both proud of and celebrate the year on year success and achievements of our students and staff.
We are seeking to appoint a Safeguarding and Guidance Officer to make a significant contribution to our outstanding student support area.
Supporting a caseload of students with multiple and complex needs, you will provide individual and group support, advocacy and advice to safeguard their welfare. You will also work in partnership with programme areas, the tutorial team and external agencies accepting and making referrals, and promoting safeguarding to students and staff across the College.
To succeed in this role, you will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with young people and families with complex needs. You should also have experience of assessing and managing risk and vulnerability with a particular emphasis on safeguarding in an educational environment, as well as experience of delivering and coordinating multi-agency interventions.
In return we offer a wide range of staff benefits, as well as the opportunity to work within a vibrant and welcoming environment.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted for these roles.
Closing date for applications: Monday 15th June 2020
Interview date: Monday 29th June 2020
Leyton Sixth Form College has a strong commitment to safeguarding students and safe recruitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.
Leyton Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.