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Virtual School Education Advisor

Employer: Birmingham City Council

  • Reference: PE0722017
  • Published on: Wed 04/01/2017 10:06 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/01/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36.5 hours.
  • Salary: £33,106 - £40,619
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7DQ

Virtual School Education Advisor

1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, B4 7DY

£33,106 - £40,619

Working 36.5 hours per week. A skilled and experienced teacher is required to join Children In Care Education Service (LACES) Outreach Team to support and promote the education of Birmingham’s Looked after Children for those placed within the city and out of authority.

You will work directly with children and young people, from birth to 25 years, some of whom have complex needs in a variety of settings, including early years’ provision, schools, colleges and children’s homes. You will develop strategies and programmes of work to improve the attainment and attendance of our children and young people, and promote ambitious aspirations. Close partnership working is a vital part of our role; we support designated teachers in all educational settings ensuring appropriate support is planned and reviewed for each looked after child in that setting. We provide training to a number of professionals and agencies including foster carers, residential workers and social workers.

You would take a strategic lead in educational priorities of the service and organise and lead on the promotion of educational achievement with our partner agencies.

There may be an opportunity for an additional part-time position (pro rota)

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated teacher to join an experienced and highly committed team. As this post is for one of our Outreach Teams some travel will be required.

For informal enquiries please contact Andrew Wright on 07885234734 or Andrew.wright@birmingham.gov.uk

Ref: PE0722017

Closing date: 23 January 2017

A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be undertaken.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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