External Inclusion Lead, Luton

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The Chalk Hills AcademyLuton
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7: Actual Pro rata - £25,144 - £26,616
Contract term: Permanent

The Chalk Hills Academy have a great opportunity for an External Inclusion Lead to work towards removing all barriers to learning and ensuring groups of students are suitably included within educational provisions.  You will be responsible for working with specific individuals as identified by the Vice Principal.  In liaison with the Vice Principal, Head of Year and SENCO, you will ensure that the quality of external provision meets the needs of each student.

This role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis and would suit someone who is passionate about the welfare of students and the ability and experience to work with vulnerable children and young people.


Key Duties:

  • In liaison with the Vice Principal develop, record and monitor individualised or learning plans for students who are attending alternative provision
  • Ensure that all provisions attended by students are subject to DBS checks and all staff employed or engaged by the provision have been checked by the provision for their suitability to work with children.
  • To support students embarking on managed moves and attend all managed move meetings.
  • Support ‘at risk’ students through quality interventions and mentoring.
  • Monitor attendance for students on alternative provision, managed moves, LAC students and offsite educated students daily. Liaise, as appropriate, with the Education Welfare Officer/Child Protection officer.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively with vulnerable children / young people in either education, social work, youth work or another related area of work.
  • Extensive experience of working effectively with the parents / carers of children/young people.
  • Ability to write an action plan for a student, maintain student records and write other short reports as required
  • Ability to motivate children/young people by establishing empathic and supportive working relationships
  • Ability to work as part of a team to reach agreed targets and outcomes for children/young people.
  • Knowledge of the responsibilities of agencies towards vulnerable children such as the Child Protection Procedures

Finer Details:

  • Start date: September 2018
  • Salary: L7: Actual Pro rata - £25,144 - £26,616
  • Job Role: Full time, Permanent, Term-time only, 39 weeks



Closing Date: Friday 10th August at 12pm Interviews: 16th August 2018

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please do apply today.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Please refer to our job description in your application/cover letter as this forms the basis of our shortlisting. If you have any questions about the role, please email academyrecruitment@thesharedlearningtrust.org.uk

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed, please email Sharon Kirby, HR Administrator on s.kirby@thesharedlearningtrust.org.uk to arrange a suitable time. 


‘We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date. 



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Address: Leagrave High Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 0NE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 601221