Schools Co-ordinator

Schools Coordinator (8.2 posts)

  • Home based - must live within chosen posts local areas below. Please state in your supporting statement which area you are applying for and where you live.
  • Permanent
  • 35 Hours per week, part time or job shares considered
  • Salary £24, 261 - £28, 542 plus £500 home based allowance (pro rata if applicable). Successful applicants to start at the bottom of the salary scale.

Would you like to help drive the NSPCC’s prevention work in schools?

We are now recruiting to 4 (3.28 FTE) vacancies across the region, successful candidates will be joining a further 6 Schools Co-ordinators already appointed. The region will consist of 8.2 full time equivalent posts in total (10 positions).

We are now recruiting for the following 4  (3.29 FTE) posts in the following areas:

Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley -  1 x 31.5 hpw (0.9 FTE)

Teesside (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton on Tees) – 1 x 24 hpw (0.69 FTE)

Leeds – 1 x 24 hpw (0.69 FTE)

Gateshead, North Tyneside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland – 1 x 35 hpw (1 FTE)

(NB. It is important that you state which area/post from the list below you are interested in and where you live)

The NSPCC Schools Service is an integral part of our mission to protect children from all forms of abuse. It is responsible for delivering the ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ programme. This aims to give children an understanding and awareness of abuse in all its forms and how to recognise the signs. It reassures children that abuse is never a child’s fault, that they have the right to be safe, and it shows them where to get help and the resources available to them, including our Childline service.

Reporting to the Schools Manager you will be the single point of contact for all schools in your area.   You will be responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of the NSPCC school offer.  Working to set targets, you will supervise, recruit, train and retain a team of local volunteers who will deliver elements of our schools offer in line with national standards and safeguarding guidelines.

As a member of the local services team, you will work with local colleagues across the region to maximise service reach.  You will be an active contributor to projects and workstreams, sharing learning and experience to help drive and develop our offer for schools and grow our service

You will represent the NSPCC and seek opportunities to work externally with our key partners and stakeholders, such as local authorities and the media, to capitalise on the impact and reach of our services for children.

We are looking for people with well-developed skills in building relationships and networks with key safeguarding leads and the local community. As a member of our team, our organisational values and behaviours would be important to you. We want someone who will take a child-centred approach, has a strong belief in the rights of children, and a clear understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of life and practice.

If you are someone with experience of delivering programmes in an educational or safeguarding setting, who is motivated by targets, with strong planning and organisational abilities, good communication and excellent people skills -  we would love to hear from you.

For more information please see the job specification contained in this advert pack and read more about our Schools Service by visiting  https://www.nspcc.org.uk/search/?query=speak+out+stay+safe

This is a permanent, home based position requiring travel throughout the area.  Access to and daily use of your own car is essential.

For further information please contact Michelle at:    Michelle.Lombart@NSPCC.org.uk

The deadline for completed applications is midnight on 7th November.

The two-stage interview process will to take place on either the 18th or 19th Nov and on the 23rd or 24th November - location to be confirmed.

(Please note dates have been extended as above from the original advert for certain areas).

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As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.

  • Annually:
    £24,261-£28,542 full time equivalent plus £500 FTE home based allowance.
  • Region:
    North East & Yorkshire
  • Location:
    Remote - North East & Yorkshire region, Remote - Yorkshire & Humber Region
  • Department:
    Local Services
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Working Hours Per Week:
    Varies depending on post
  • Closing Date:
    7 November 2021


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