Staffordshire County Council

Educational Psychologist

Stafford, Staffordshire
£40,136 - £54,959
12 Nov 2021
05 Jan 2022
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Educational Psychologist; Staffordshire Virtual School for Looked After and Previously Looked After Children Salary:  Grade EP 2-10

37 Hours per week –Permanent

Staffordshire Virtual School for Looked After and Previously Looked After Children is passionate about supporting all of our children from early years to post 16 to be able to thrive in education.  We are looking to recruit an experienced educational psychologist to collaboratively lead our work and county wide strategy in supporting our education settings from Early Years to Post 16 to embed attachment aware and trauma informed practice. Help us to develop the skills of our carers, education practitioners, social care practitioners and other key partners to be able to help our children to engage and achieve in education. An element of the role will be working alongside the team around our young people to identify need and early intervention strategies to inform the Personal Education Planning process whilst also contributing to research reflecting the priorities of the Virtual School.

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Closing Date: January 5th 2022
Interview Date: January 12th 2022

For more information about the role please contact: Sarah Rivers Virtual School Head Teacher on 07976191025 or e-mail

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.


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