FLOs are line managed in their individual schools or by Preventative Service Managers. It is however vital that they should receive extra support by way of supervision. This is an important safeguard for those who work in this area. Supervision is provided by Senior FLOs. Networking opportunities are also available across districts organised by the Seniors.
FLO SupportParental influences have a powerful effect upon children's attitides, achievements and life outcomes. The role of the FLO is to assist in tackling underachievement by working in partnership with families, parents, carers and pupils in a school context to enable pupils, particularly the most disadvantage, to have full access to educational opportunities and overcome barriers to learning and participation.