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Child and Family Support Advisor

Employer:
Kings Group Academy
Salary:
£20,845 - 23,995 FTE
Location:
King’s Academy Binfield
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
Hours:
20 hours per week. 40 weeks per year (Full-time post could be available with additional responsibilities).
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
04/02/2019 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
Kings/19/86218
Kings Group Academy

We are looking for a passionate, talented, and experienced practitioner to join our dedicated team from February 2019 working to support our most vulnerable students.

The successful candidate will be working in partnership with our Assistant Principal for Inclusion as Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and will be the lead professional in all matters regarding safeguarding, child protection, children’s safety and wellbeing.

The Child and Family Support Advisor will work with children and families to support them, as well as providing and referring to additional support. The successful candidate will also work closely with external agencies in order to provide the highest level of support to our students, they will share the academy's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve, whatever it takes.

Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative and under pressure and a willingness to contribute to the wider life of King’s Academy Binfield and King’s Academy Oakwood. The school opened in September 2018 for 120 Year 7 students and the next exciting phase will start in September 2019 when we welcome in our new Year 7 cohort alongside our Nursery and Reception classes at King’s Academy Binfield and our Reception, Year 1 and 2 classes at King’s Academy Oakwood. We will continue to grow year on year to a roll of over 1800 students, aged 3-18. As new builds, both sites enjoy outstanding facilities, both internally and externally. We have appointed outstanding founding staff thus far, and now seek to add this key role to our team. As a new and rapidly growing school, this is a rare and exciting opportunity.

The post is initially for 20 hours per week, 40 weeks per year, term time only, however a full-time post could be available with additional responsibilities.

KAB and KAO are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers and Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI). Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - https://kingsacademies.uk/about-us/vision-and-mission/

King’s Education separately operates British schools abroad, educating over 4,000 students in countries such as Spain, Latvia and Panama, offering exciting opportunities for genuine international collaboration.

King’s Academy Binfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Laura Phillips, Assistant Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead: laura.phillips@kingsacademies.uk

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal; amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk or by post to Amber Walker, King’s Academy Binfield, St George’s Park, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4FS by the closing date.

Interview Date: Friday 8th February

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

To apply please download the application form directly below, you can also find out further details on our website www.kgabinfield.uk, or contact Amber Walker, PA to the Principal by email: amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk. For any further information or an informal chat please do contact Laura Phillips, Assistant Principal by emailing her laura.phillips@kingsacademies.uk

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amber Walker at the email address given above or by post to: King’s Academy Binfield, St George’s Park, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4FS

Please note your employer will be Kings Academy not Bracknell Forest Council.

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