As a candidate of M2 Education, your safety is one of our top priorities when it comes to working within education, as well as the safety of the children that you work with.
M2 Education has the highest standards when it comes to keeping children safe in education whilst also wanting our candidates to be safe within the workplace. This means following the relevant Health and Safety policies within schools and in light of recent events the COVID-19 policy within schools. To make sure that you are safe within a workplace, M2 Education also has a COVID-19 policy that we expect all candidates to adhere to whilst working for ourselves.
M2 Education is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest changes to any COVID-19 government and DFE advice regarding the pandemic.
To keep yourself, school staff and children safe, please make sure that you are fully aware of government sources. If you have any questions relating to COVID-19 and our policy.
Schools are currently doing their best to ensure that both staff and children are kept safe when working in their settings. M2 Education works closely with these schools to ensure that there is minimal disruption to the education of children and that schools can run effectively and efficiently.
Everyone who works with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe. No single practitioner can have a full picture of a child’s needs and circumstances and, if children and families are to receive the right help at the right time, everyone who comes into contact with them has a role to play in identifying concerns, sharing information and taking prompt action.
Teachers and Teaching Assistants working through M2 Education should ensure that they are:
All candidates working in schools are expected to make their own decisions about safe working practices when in a school setting. Candidates should always consider whether their actions are warranted, proportionate, safe and applied equitably.
Whilst working for M2 Education, candidates should:
Radicalisation in children can happen over a long period of time. In some cases, it is triggered by a specific incident or news item and can happen much quicker. Sometimes there are clear warning signs of radicalisation, in other cases, the changes are less obvious.
The teenage years are a time of great change and young people often want to be on their own, easily become angry and often mistrust authority. This makes it hard to differentiate between normal teenage behaviour and attitude that indicates one of your students may have been exposed to radicalising influences.
The government has a number of free resources that will help you understand Prevent and help keep children safe from extremism and radicalisation.
Read more about Prevent