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Course for Child Support Workers

Following the success of the Course for Playworkers, FES will be launching a Course for Child Support Workers, in conjunction with the Institute for Education. The aim of the course will be to address the role of the Child Support Worker within the services offered by FES, and prepare prospective applicants for the different scenarios faced within the centres.​

These workers will be required to work a minimum of three shifts during Klabb 3-16 from October till June. 

The course will be delivered by a number of professionals in the field of Inclusive Education and will cover the following topics:
  • Creating an Inclusive Culture in the Classroom
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
  • Support Procedures and Documentation
  • Supporting children with Individual Educational Needs
  • Communication Skills and Teamwork.  
  • Dealing with Children’s Difficulties in Communication
  • Supporting Children’s Participation in daily life through Sensory  Processing Knowledge ​
Applications are currently open - Click HERE​
It is an internal call, open for current playworkers who want to work as Child Support Workers, and who have been working for a minimum of 6 months as PWs with FES and / or have worked as Child Support Workers during Skolasajf.

Those that have been selected to work during Skolasajf 2019 as Child Support Workers will be considered for the course subject to availability.​ 

The course, spread over two weeks, will be in preparation for the launch of the CSW service during the Klabb 3-16 service during scholastic year 2019/2020.  Venue for lectures will be at FES head office in Mtarfa.

For further information about the course, or for queries about the contents and eligibility, one can send an email on hr.fes@gov.mt​​ or click here​. The course timetable is available from here​.