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Education Support Officer - Inclusion - Ref: CH01824

Walsall Council
G6 - £27,803 - £32,076 per annum.
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Education Support Officer (Inclusion) - Ref: CH01824
Salary: G6 £27,803 - £32,076 per annum.

Fixed Term 1 year contract. Full time.

We are seeking a motivated Education Support Officer (Inclusion) to work as a member of the Virtual School Team - improving the educational outcomes of all children who are in the care of Walsall Local Authority.

You will work as a member of the Virtual School Team to improve the educational outcomes of all children in care aged 2-18. You will be required to work with schools, social workers, carers and other related agencies to ensure the needs of children in care are identified and met, enabling them to achieve their educational potential and achieve educational outcomes comparative to their peers. You will provide support and guidance and challenge to school staff , social workers, parents/carers and other agencies in order to promote improved educational outcomes of children in care.

Specific accountabilities will include raising the attainment of Walsall’s children in care from early years through to post 16 (placed in and outside the borough), via a focus on admissions, attendance, , enrichment and promoting inclusion.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: 25th June 2024.


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01922 650000
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