Educational Guardianship Services Manager - Safeguarding Lead
- Deadline: Fri 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Bristol
- Living Learning English
- Experience: 3 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
Details of Position
We are a reputable, accredited organisation with over 20 years experience of managing and facilitating high quality Educational Guardianship for overseas students studying at boarding schools in the UK. The Guardianship Service complements our English language homestay course provision and the company employs 11 staff in total at Head Office in Bristol.
To lead on safeguarding, including delivering safeguarding training and DBS checks for all LLE/LLG teachers and host families.
Academic monitoring and reporting of pupils on the guardianship scheme.
Visits/arranging visits to guardianship pupils at school.
Attending/arranging a representative of LLG to attend parents evenings.
Day-to-day communication with pupils, schools, parents and overseas partners.
Ensuring compliance with AEGIS accreditation criteria.
Organising host family placements for exeat weekends, half terms and holidays.
Making travel arrangements for guardianship students.
Recruitment of host families.
Processing new guardianship student enrolments.
Marketing of the LLGuardianship services and recruitment of students including attending fairs, events, and seminars and meeting with school registrars.
4 weekend covers (on call) per year.
Cover for other guardianship managers (in an emergency and planned annual leave).
General duties/ad hoc duties as and when required.
Its a dynamic and ever-changing environment, where working closely with your colleagues is key. You'll need to be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal and be able to manage your time well. As an integral part of our team, we rely on a calm, professional approach that extends well beyond the LLG Head Quarters. We need a positive, flexible, self-starter who'll really love being part of our organisation.
Qualifications, competencies and experiences:
Experience of working with young people aged 10-17 and an in-depth knowledge of safeguarding, including the delivery of safeguarding training.
Ability to build relationships and trust with students, parents, boarding school staff and teachers.
Previous administration experience is essential along with good working knowledge of MS Office (word, excel, outlook), databases and the internet.
Excellent communication skills and a professional telephone manner.
A high standard of written presentation skills, attention to detail critical.
Strong customer focus and customer service skills.
Educated to degree level.
At least 3 years post-graduate experience of working in an educational guardianship company or educational field.
Ability to handle challenging situations with confidentiality and discretion.
Knowledge of foreign language(s) desirable.
A full UK driving licence and access to own transport (essential).
Able to take ownership of and manage own workload with a strong and professional work ethic.
Confident, demonstrating initiatives to improve processes which deliver results to the team.
Adaptable to change and ability to work under pressure whilst remaining perceptive to the needs of others.
Able to work independently whilst fitting in with the existing team.
Positive, hardworking and reliable.
Understands the needs of an independent organisation with a global reach.
A commitment to self-development to enhance skills and abilities.
A friendly and professional manner at all times in line with LLGuardianship ethos.
Salary and Benefits
You'll have the opportunity to work amongst a highly professional team who are proud to be part of this successful and forward-moving organisation. We offer a competitive salary, company pension and excellent support with training and development.
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience
If you think you have the skills and qualities were looking for, then wed love to hear from you. Please email your CV with a letter of application detailing why you think you're right for us, what you've got to offer and how you see your skills transferring to our organisation.
Closing Date: Friday 26th January 2018, 6pm
Interviews: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Living Learning English
More Company Information
We are an English language homestay organisation specialising in individual, one-to-one language teaching in the teacher's home in all areas of the UK. Our students range from students needing English for their studies, to business executives who need to learn English rapidly for their work. We offer an individually designed programme based on each client's needs for learning English. Students are totally immersed in the language and there is plenty of opportunity to practise English every day
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