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We are seeking a qualified teacher to provide education advice to schools, social workers, foster carers and other professionals, in support of Southwark’s looked after children.
You will be an experienced practitioner with an understanding of education provision for looked after children. You will be passionate about tackling inequality and know how to raise pupil achievement.
With your understanding of vulnerable client groups, you will attend Personal Education Plan meetings (within and beyond Southwark),
and other multi-disciplinary meetings to review pupil progress. Where necessary, you will provide effective support and challenge to ensure pupils are given the best possible opportunity to thrive.
Your negotiating and influencing skills will enable you to handle sudden education needs, to secure appropriate provision in close liaison with social workers,
designated teachers and schools’ senior management, keeping a looked after child in education.
You will be an excellent communicator,
a confident practitioner who can achieve positive outcomes for this important group of children and young people.
The successful candidate will have Qualified Teacher status,
and relevant government legislation and their impact on services provided for Looked After Children.
An in-depth knowledge of education provision is important and
how to establish a positive climate for improvement, particularly for pupils who exhibit,
or need support with a variety of learning, behavioural, social and emotional difficulties.
Application Closing date: 11:59 pm on December 30th 2022
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