Area Learning Advocate

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£35,444 - £39,127
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Job Ref
REC000903
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Area Learning Advocate

Worcestershire’s Virtual School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional with a passion for working with schools, colleges and our other partners to achieve excellent outcomes for Looked After Children. In partnership with schools and social workers you will be responsible for overseeing the Personal Education Plan (PEP) process, analysing progress and the appropriateness of pupil premium usage in relation to impact on outcomes.

The successful candidate will act as an education advocate for a specific cohort (Out of County) and be a key point of contact for a wide range of schools and settings. The advocate will ensure that any barriers to success are challenged thereby promoting a culture of high aspiration for every individual child in Local Authority Care to improve and maximise educational opportunities and outcomes. 

The role will require you to communicate with a range of professionals and provide challenge to schools both on compliance and quality of PEPs. This post offers a great opportunity for a successful professional to contribute to the development of the Virtual School. You will be joining a highly motivated team, committed to improving the life chances of our children and young people. Applicants should have knowledge of, experience in, and a commitment to, improving school practice and outcomes of Children who are Looked After.

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