Student Liaison Officer

Barking & Dagenham College

  • £28,400 - £30,801 inc London Weighting
  • Essex / London
  • Permanent
  • Term Time Only
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  • Expiry Date: 14/07/24
  • Job Reference: 003454
Posted 1 week ago

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College. We are looking for six motivated and learner-centred Student Liaison Officers.

The salary scale for this role is: £28,400 – £30,801 inc. London Weighting pro rata’d p.a.  Term Time working 36 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

The Student Liaison Officer will report to the Student Liaison Manager. You will be able to provide and demonstrate a positive role model to students and promote good behaviour by engaging with students and staff and responding in a professional manner to de-escalate confrontational situations which may occur in the College from time to time.  You will be an integral part of the cross -college student services and support team monitoring student behaviours, when appropriate. 

You will promote and encourage a positive college ethos at all times, reporting more serious poor behaviour to the Duty Manager by phone or in person.  You will be adept at report writing, and able to exhibit a high level of communication, interpersonal and presentations skills and able to liaise and work collaboratively with professionals from other agencies.

The role:

Our Student Liaison Officers are based across campuses, maintaining a strong presents around the College in order to monitor student activity. You will be able to keep a log of student incidents and re-occurrences. You will be able to investigate security matters which require attention and provide advice and assistance as necessary.

Key responsibilities of our Student Liaison Officers:

Able to react immediately to incidents and disturbances, using a range of interventions to successfully resolve conflict.
Available to work on a daytime and evening shift – as directed by the Student Liaison Manager.
Acting and training as an onsite First Aider, Mental health First aider and Fire Warden.
Make disciplinary referrals where appropriate and provide evidence such as CCTV footage or statements for disciplinary hearings as and when needed.
Ability to facilitate and contribute to good neighbourly relationships, ensuring effective communication channels with the local Police, PCSO, school liaison Officer and/ or local community groups
Monitor and support facilitate student social spaces such as the common room
Our ideal Student Liaison Officers will have:

Experience of working in an education environment
Behaviour management, de-escalation and/or relevant qualification that support student safety aims.
Understanding of Child and Vulnerable Adult protection (Safeguarding Agenda) and the willingness to increase knowledge
Contribute on a team basis; you must be capable of working as member of a team with a flexible and adaptable approach to business needs.


If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

For full details and criteria please see the attached job description.

All application forms must be fully completed, showing full education and employment details. An incomplete application will not be considered for shortlisting.
We have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
Barking & Dagenham College are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people


All employment offers are made subject to checks, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. These include (some of which are dependent on the role and the individual): Enhanced DBS including Children’s Barred List check, DfE teaching/management Barred List check, on-line searches, overseas criminal record check, evidence of identity and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references, confirmation of medical fitness, evidence of relevant qualifications and a check of previous employment history.

You will be required to become familiar with the College’s policies, and comply with the requirements to safeguard and protect the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are asked to complete mandatory training in relation to KCSIE and other key areas, and to read the relevant policies.

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