CONSULTANCY BY SUBJECT/EXPERTISE

Safeguarding

Jane Morris

Jane Morris has more than fourteen years of experience working in education for the London Borough of Barnet.  She is the lead for School Exclusion and whole school training for Safeguarding and Child Protection.  Jane works in partnership with Head Teachers and Senior Leadership Teams in a supportive capacity and is a Governor of a Barnet primary school.  Jane is the Education Representative in MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) working with Social Care professionals advising on educational issues.  Jane is also an Executive/Performance Coach currently working towards the Level 7 ILM in Executive Coaching and Mentoring.  Jane provides Level One Child Protection Training to all schools and school governors in both the primary and secondary phase including the independent sector and specialist providers in education.  Jane also offers a safeguarding audit of individual school processes and procedures.

Jeremy Bird

Jeremy Bird is an inspirational and visionary school improvement consultant. He has a passion for education with an excellent track record of supporting school leaders. He is a dynamic, pro-active leader and coach, empowering staff at all levels to take ownership using coaching, training and mentoring. A natural communicator, Jeremy has proven ability in building cohesive teams to achieve challenging targets.

 

Jeremy served as a headteacher in two primary schools prior to becoming a consultant.

 

Jeremy can offer support in the following areas: Coaching school leaders and governors in primary and special schools; Inducting newly appointed leaders and teachers; Facilitating professional discussion and development in a range of middle, senior and headteacher leadership activities; Supporting leaders in developing the rationale, implementation and evaluation of their curriculum; Challenging leaders in their self-evaluation of school effectiveness.

Helen Elliott

Helen Elliott is an independent safeguarding and child protection trainer andconsultant. She has over 30 years experience as a practitioner and manager in children’s services and the Probation Service where she was a strategic lead in managing perpetrators of sexual and violent offenders. More recently, she was the Manager of Barnet Safeguarding Children Board and is therefore well placed to work with local schools. Helen has also contributed to national and London policy and procedures. She is involved in the Home Office Ending Gangs and Exploitation initiative as an accredited peer reviewer and is an approved WRAP (Prevent) facilitator. She also has recent experience as an associate lecturer on Early Childhood Studies and Postgraduate Social Work Degrees.

 

Helen has had a significant role developing and delivering training and support in safeguarding and child protection for partners, including schools and early years settings. She can provide consultancy and advice to help schools develop or review safeguarding practice, policy and procedures. This includes:

 

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Training for schools (including INSET)

  • Home Office Accredited WRAP ( Prevent) workshops

  • Gangs and Serious Youth Violence Awareness

  • Safer Recruitment Training for Heads and Governors or others with recruitment responsibilities

  • Safeguarding audit and review

  • Support in developing safeguarding and CP policies

Shirley Rose

Shirley Rose is an experienced and enthusiastic freelance consultant and trainer who specialises in safeguarding children and improving school lunchtimes. She has for the last twenty five years supported and trained at primary and secondary schools around England, Wales and Jersey.  Her goal is to improve school lunchtimes by offering staff greater skills and sense of self- esteem, whist ensuring that whole school systems are in place.  She also delivers Restorative Justice  courses and safeguarding training to whole school staff and support staff and specific whole school sessions for Special schools.
Shirley has trained teachers at the Institute of Education and Middlesex University, focusing on how to create excellent lunchtimes. She has produced a training video for Staffordshire schools, has written extensively, and is the author of “The Handbook of Lunchtime Supervision” (Routledge 2010.)
Having qualified as a social worker and probation officer in 1980, she has many years’ experience of supporting children, families, and vulnerable people. In the past she has worked as a trainer, supervisor and advisor at ChildLine, the Refugee Council, Missing People and Changing Faces. She is also a parenting tutor, and has taught and tutored teaching assistants and lunchtime supervisors on accredited courses and less structured professional development sessions.  She designs and delivers courses on a range of child-related subjects including communicating with children, behavior management, emotional literacy, restorative justice, play, peer support and child protection.

 

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