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Attendance & Family Liaison Officer - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Rowhill School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-7044-134S
  • Posted:27/11/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 + SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:05/01/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:16/01/2024


We looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated individual as our Attendance and Family Liaison Officer. As FLO, you will work closely with the DSL and Children & Families Manager to provide targeted support to our children and families in a variety of areas in order to improve their learning outcomes. Safeguarding and pupil welfare are at the heart of everything that we do here, so this role will be integral to our school community.

The role involves but is not limited to:

  • Working with the DSL and Children & Families Manger to monitor and address attendance concerns and implement strategies to support pupils and families in improving attendance.  
  • Establishing and fostering excellent relationships with pupils and families at the school and encouraging good home - school communication.
  • Supporting pupils with challenging behaviour.
  • Working with the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) to monitor and manage safeguarding concerns in the school. 

Please see attached job description and person specification for more detailed information.

For further information or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Cathy Webb on 01474 705377 Ext 141 or email webbc@rowhill.kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

Rowhill School is a day special school designated for pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. The school currently has approximately 164 pupils on roll, between the ages of 5 and 16. Pupils have a wide range of needs, including communication and interaction difficulties, as well as behavioural, social and mental health needs. We also provide an Alternative Curriculum Provision for KS4 pupils, providing tutoring, both on and off site.

The Dartford STLS teaching service also forms part of the schools structure.

Our staff work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. At Rowhill, we feel strongly that our pupils are entitled to a broad, balanced, inclusive, relevant and learner-focused curriculum, which will develop the young people to be lifelong independent learners.

Rowhill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and well-being of all children and expects all staff to support the school in achieving this commitment.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.