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Looked After Children Co-ordinator

26 Jun 2020   |   Beacon Academy   |   SCP11 (Pro-rata term time only + training days)
Region North-East Lincolnshire
Start Date TBC
Closing Date 3rd July 2020
Interview Date W/C 6th July 2020

The Governors of Beacon Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational individual for the role of Looked After Children Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all looked after children within the academy.

The successful person will be able to:

  • Liaise with the children’s home and foster carers to ensure all looked after children are making good progress both academically and socially, emotionally.
  • Liaise with staff (especially pastoral support staff, school nurses, IT Technicians, and SENCO) on matters of safety and safeguarding (including online and digital safety) to ensure effective safeguarding for the young person.
  • Liaise with teaching staff and teaching assistants to ensure all looked after children are making good progress and ensure their learning needs are met. This includes supporting the students in lessons.
  • Liase with the pastoral team to analyse behaviour reports/logs, patterns and causes of poor behaviour choices.
  • Liaise with the SEN team to ensure that any additional needs are met.
  • Liaise with external agencies; school social worker, educational psychologist to ensure mental health needs are met.
  • Liaise with local education authorities and any other appropriate professionals
  • Seek the voice of the child through direct work with all looked after children.

The post is ideally suited to someone with drive, resilience and determination and someone who thrives on a challenge.

The post offers an excellent opportunity for someone who is keen to join a strong pastoral team within a growing academy.

For further information, please contact Mrs T A Farr, Senior Office Manager ( or telephone 01472 328433

Job Description

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All applicants need to complete the attached Equal Opportunities form.


The Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to Equality of Opportunity in employment. By collecting this information, we are able to ensure that our policies and systems are objective and fair. In order to monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment, please can you complete these questions. This information will be treated as confidential and is not saved against your application form.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.


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