Looked After Children’s Officer, Manchester

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Co-op Academy ManchesterManchester
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £15,103 - £17,008 actual
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Looked After Children’s Officer to join the strong, caring and committed staff in our Student Welfare Team.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding colleague appointed to support the LAC Designated Teacher in ensuring our Looked After Children achieve the best possible educational outcomes. 

They will be fully involved in the PEP process and LAC Reviews and support the students’ academic progress and well-being needs in our forward-thinking academy.  The post would suit somebody with previous experience of working with Looked After Children with a desire to be a strong advocate for them. Excellent administration and communication skills, plus good levels of literacy are essential.  This is a key position in a supportive, rich and diverse academy community offering the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to our pastoral system and make a significant difference to the lives of young people in North Manchester.  If you have the passion, drive and skills to develop outstanding provision for the Looked after Children in our academy, we want to hear from you!

C-op Academy Manchester is an extremely popular North Manchester school boasting state-of-the-art facilities and a brand new academy building.   Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student.  Please take time to review the Co-op Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”. In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-op discount offers.

Please contact Mrs C Downend for full details, c/o Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail c.downend@cam.coop or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note – the academy cannot accept a CV as a form of application.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon, Monday 15th July 2019.  

Interviews: 18th July 2019

“The Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

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