Assistant Child Protection Officer

Walthamstow Academy, London, E17 5DP

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

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£27,000-£31,000 FTE (£23,193 – £26,629)

Assistant Child Protection Officer job summary

Job Introduction

We seek an outstanding an experienced, rigorous and caring Assistant Child Protection Officer. We want the best for our students and so you must be self-motivated and committed to supporting young people so that they can overcome barriers and achieve their potential.

You will have the opportunity to share expertise across a growing group of Academies and independent schools within United Learning. We know that outstanding Assistant Child Protection Officers have transferable skills and are confident and effective in all aspects of their role, but we also recognise that you will need support and challenge so that you can grow to be the best you can be – we will make this happen.

You will relate to the Academy’s ethos of “the best in everyone” and enjoy working with a rich, diverse group of young people in a dynamic and vibrant learning environment. Walthamstow Academy is sponsored by United Learning. As part of the largest group of Academies and independent schools, we offer outstanding professional development and career progression across both the maintained and independent sector.

To conclude, we need someone who is passionate about making a difference.

Main Responsibilities

Liaise with outside agencies, especially social services for support, referral and follow up students in need at the direction of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
Undertake assessments, making appropriate recommendations, which may include referral of complex cases to an external agency with a view to ensure outcome focused achievements for all
Attend all core and strategy meetings with students under Child Protection
Meet with students across the academy who may have self-referred or have been referred for emotional, psychological and other needs, including but not only; depression, eating disorders, bullying, family issues, sexual health concerns, relationship issues, drug and alcohol abuse

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About Walthamstow Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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