Area Learning Advocate for Early Years - Reception Year
Worcestershire Virtual School
Job title: Area Learning Advocate for Early Years – Reception Year
Part time 0.5 FTE
Term time only plus 5 days
17.5 hours per week
Grade of Post: Soulbury grade (range 1- 4)
Based on the above criteria our offer to you is:
Salary from £15,487 up to £17,097 pro rata (with an opportunity to apply for 3 additional SPA points)
AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN WORCESTERSHIRE CHILDREN FIRST VIRTUAL SCHOOL TEAM
Who are we looking for?
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional who will work as an education advocate for a cohort of Children Looked After in Early Years, predominantly Reception Year (but also to include some pre-school aged children), residing both in and out of county.
As a Learning Advocate you will provide early identification and targeted intervention at the earliest opportunity and challenge the barriers to success, thereby promoting a culture of high aspiration for every CLA. Applicants should have knowledge of and experience across the Early Years Foundation Stage and a strong commitment to improving educational outcomes for looked after children in early years. You will need to use your own initiative, possess excellent organisational skills and demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines. You will work with early years providers, schools, settings, social workers, foster carers/parents and a range of agencies to support the wider learning outcomes, educational progress and attainment of our children looked after.
This post offers a great opportunity for a committed and successful professional to contribute to the development of Worcestershire Virtual School. You will be joining a highly motivated team, committed to improving the life chances of our children and young people in care. Applicants should have knowledge of, experience in, and a commitment to, improving educational outcomes for looked after children in early years.
For informal enquiries about the role and information, please contact:
Colette Maynard – Virtual School Head
Tel: 01905 843151
To apply please send an up to date CV along with a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is the 28th April 2021
The interviews will be held w/c 3rd and 10th of May 2021
We are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
A DBS disclosure is required for this post.