Specialist Teacher Consultant – SEND and Early Years
A fantastic opportunity for a fully qualified Teacher to join Entrusts Education Improvement Services.
As a Specialist Teacher Consultant, you will provide Special Educational Needs & Disabilities support, advice, and challenge to the Early Years private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sector as well as maintained schools and academies. The role is also to develop our traded services and increase traded revenue.
You will be working and leading a team of highly motivated and professional school improvement advisers and in your specialist area you will provide strategic direction, empower team members, and secure the highest levels of customer satisfaction. The role will be field based therefore you must have own transport.
This role is fixed term for 12-months.
What you’ll be doing:
- Contributing to the strategic direction of Entrust alongside your Head of Service
- Supporting the delivery of agreed business strategy and business plans with leading and contributing to invitation to tender ITT and framework opportunities
- Preparing, delivering, and supporting training and consultancy across the EY portfolio including pupil casework
- Actively contributing to Entrusts traded services. Researching and identifying potential new markets and opportunities
- Representing Entrust in a range of forums and partnership events, own and manage client relationship to nurture business opportunities
- Leading and contributing to regular team meetings and appropriate supervision of team members including QA of reports and staff utilisation and capacity.
What we’re looking for:
- An excellent track record of leadership and delivery of significant improvements in quality across a range of educational establishments but particularly in relation to EY and SEND.
- An excellent knowledge of a school/EY environment with evidence of working collaboratively with other agencies in these areas
- A flexible proactive approach with the ability to work independently and be intrinsically motivated
- Ability to establish and build positive working relationships at all levels
- Excellent written, verbal communication and IT skills with good organisational, time management and problem solving
- Up to date knowledge of appropriate regulatory frameworks
Entrust is a joint venture between Capita and Staffordshire County Council. We work across the UK in partnership with schools, academies and local authorities to provide specialist expertise around school improvement, learning technologies, and property and support services. We currently work in over 50 local authorities, with 600 schools. Join us and you'll be part of the fastest growing school-to-school support partner in England.
What’s in it for you?
- Salary £30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience
- The role can be homebased or based at our Stafford Office
- Parking available onsite with Canteen
- 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
- The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
- Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
- Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel, and technology
- Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.
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We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive