Post 16 Development Officer - Ref: CH02222

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
£34, 373 - £39,571 per annum
Posted
09 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Job Ref
CH02222
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Post 16 Development Officer - Ref: CH02222

Full time - 37 hours - all year post 

G9  £34, 373 - £39,571

Walsall Virtual school is seeking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated, creative, forward thinking and professional Post 16 Development Officer to work alongside our secondary schools, training providers, alternative provisions and colleges to improve our Post 16 offer to looked after young people and care leavers .

In addition to the development role the post holder will also be responsible for the management of direct case work such as leading education meetings, having oversight of education moves and transitions, and challenging and supporting post 16 education providers to make sure they are offering our young people the best possible education.

The post holder will also be responsible for managing our post 16 pupil premium offer, developing our Corporate Mentoring Scheme, working with our Enrichment and Enhancement Co-ordinator to develop post 16 enrichment opportunities and developing our post 16 training offer to schools, colleges and training providers. 

For further information on the post contact Lorraine Thompson - Virtual School & Vulnerable Groups Lead on 07825860581 or lorraine.thompson@walsall.gov.uk

View Job Description & Employee Specification

Closing date for applicants Friday 20th May 

Interviews - 7th June

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people. 

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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