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Education and Children’s Social Care

About Us and Work With Us

Welcome to Shropshire Academy & Learning Trust (SALT)

SALT is a Not-for-Profit, Social Enterprise, specialising in Education and Children’s Social Care. We work collaboratively with Schools, Children’s Homes, Local Authorities, Youth Justice Services and Training Providers, offering strategic and systemic support.

We offer socially inclusive services, through a model of direct support, early intervention, advisory and consultancy, at an organisational, group and individual level, across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Cheshire, Staffordshire, North and Mid Wales and beyond.

Our Vision 

Our vision is to offer a positive and ethical contribution to the future life chances of socially disadvantaged, but potentially advantaged, Children and Young People. 

Through our positive contribution to children's hearts, minds and futures, SALT is committed to working collaboratively with a range of public, private and third sector providers, through a 'value added' approach, in support of existing systems, local resources and established provision. 

Our commitment is achieved through a strategic and systemic offer, which ultimately develops positive relationships with children, families, foster families and professionals, to support engagement, and build a more stable future ‘together’ for children and young people.

SALT offers bespoke opportunities for families, education, health and social care professionals, in engaging hard to reach, and difficult to engage children and young people.

Our Moral Purpose 

SALT has a clear moral purpose Putting Children First.

We simply place children’s positive mental health and well being, alongside the prioritisation of their social, emotional and educational needs. (DfE: 2016 SEMH) 

The SALT model of delivery ensures that cognition and learning is supported by positive relationships, clear communication, supportive interaction, and a fully inclusive approach to engagement. Our approach lifts barriers to learning, enhances social engagement and increases the advancement of ‘at risk’ Children and Young People. (DfE: 2015, SEND COP) 

Our moral purpose is manifested through a commitment to partnership and stakeholder collaboration, through the reaching of professionals within and beyond the Trust, to offer a positive contribution to the lives, opportunities and outcomes of socially disadvantaged, but potentially advantaged, Children and Young People, whilst offering training, support and advice to committed professionals.

Our Aims 

Working collaboratively with a multi agency approach, we make a positive and ethical contribution to the future life chances of children and young people, through a structured programme of delivery:

  • To assist Schools, Families, Children’s Homes, Education and Training Providers in engaging hard to reach and difficult to engage Children and Young People

  • To promote the prioritisation of social inclusion, enhanced emotional well being and positive educational outcomes

  • To advance the opportunities for professionals to develop their competencies, skills and understanding related to children disadvantaged by limited early life chances
  • To provide opportunities to develop evidence based approaches supported by research for the public benefit
  • To champion the inclusion of ‘at risk children' through programmes of support focused upon; 
Safeguarding Children and Young People | Preventing the Need to Exclude or Reject Children in Need | Including all from the Start | Intervention to Avoid the Need for EHCP's | Early Help and Creative Access to Learning for all Children | Support for Policy, Planning and Preparation 

Our Core Values

SALT offers an inclusive, relationship based approach, focussed on our 4 Core Values

  • Providing Opportunities for Early Intervention to Support Learning and Social Inclusion
  • Understanding Behaviour as a Means of Communication
  • Prioritising Positive Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being
  • Supporting and Enhancing Social and Emotional Development 

Work With Us

If you are interested in working with us, please see below for current vacancies: 

Trust Administrator

15 hours per week 

Term time only 

Houry rate £10 

Location: Shropshire 

Application Form HERE 

Job Specification HERE 

Contact Us

Contact Us

If you would like any further information regarding The SALT Service Offer or to schedule a Service Introduction Meeting please complete our 'Quick Form', or alternatively, during office hours, please call the SALT Support Team on: 01948 838108.

Please provide:

  • Your prefered telephone number

  • Your email address

 
Education and Children’s Social Care