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LAC and Family Liaison Officer
- Closing date: Fri 6th August 2020, 13.00
- Location: Croydon
- Salary: NJC Grade 6, SCP 19 £27,717 pro rata (actual salary £24,519pa)
- Hours: 36 hours per week, 08.30 to 16.30, Mon to Fri, term-time plus two weeks; working hours may vary to meet the needs of the school
- Contract: Permanent
We have created this role to enhance our pastoral provision across the school. The postholder will assist the designated teacher supporting looked after and previously looked after children and provide family liaison for hard to reach parents of students across all key stages to help increase their involvement in the education and welfare of their children.
The role will involve updating PEP’s, arranging and attending meetings, home visits, monitoring progress, behaviour and attendance and working with a variety of stakeholders to enable students to learn effectively, develop socially and emotionally and achieve their potential.
Applicants should have proven experience of working with students and parents/carers of disaffected or looked after children to achieve positive outcomes. Knowledge of the statutory regulations with regard to looked after and previously looked after children is essential as is the ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
For more information on any of the vacancies above please see the relevant attachment(s) at the bottom of this page.
What We Offer
"Staff enjoy working with the pupils. One member of staff typically commented, ‘I couldn’t be happier here.’ Relationships between adults and pupils are very positive and enable the young people to prosper. The school promotes good values well. Pupils like the school, show pride in it, and behave thoughtfully to others." - Ofsted, 2017
Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College for Girls is an over-subscribed 11-19 girls’ school. Provisional data (Oct 2019) ranks us "well above average" nationally for student progress and very positively within the London Borough of Croydon. We were voted Best Secondary School in Croydon in 2019.
The college has a supportive induction programme for all new staff and is committed to continuing professional development. Experienced staff are able to join our middle leadership and senior leadership training programmes and many of our teaching staff choose to enrol on our subsidised school-based MA programme that is run in conjunction with St Mary's University.
The college is a member of PiXL. We share expertise and resources with Haberdashers' Askes's Hatcham College and Langley Park High School for Boys as well as with Kensington Avenue Primary School, a fellow academy overseen by The Manor Trust.
Norbury Manor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. The college uses preferred agencies and, in line with our safeguarding commitment, is unable to work with any agencies without prior agreement.
Norbury Manor is fully committed to equality and accessibility. We value diversity as an employer and as an education provider; click here to view Equality Information and Objectives and our Equality, Race Equality and Cultural Diversity Policy. We strive to maintain a working environment where differences between staff are valued and an atmosphere of fairness, dignity and respect is the norm.
How to Apply
Please apply using the online application forms for teaching/leadership positions or support staff as appropriate along with the Equality Monitoring Form (links to all three forms can be found above right) and Self-disclosure Form (link below). Alternatively, you can download and scan/print the forms below before returning to us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by post (marked 'Recruitment') to the address on our Contact Us page.
Please ensure you have read and understood our privacy notice (below) before applying.
- Application form (teaching staff)
- Application form (support staff)
- Self-disclosure form
- Privacy notice (recruitment)
- Job description - Teacher (generic)