Head of Education (Children Looked After)

Ref: CVP 330
Date posted: 04/04/2017
Closing date: 21/04/2017 05:00 PM
Hours per week: 36
Salary: £56,465 - £61,529 per annum
Location: Huyton
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Education (Children Looked After) to start 1st May 2017 or as soon as possible.  This post is offered as a fixed term two year contract.

The role offers an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of many looked after children, working alongside a number of schools locally and regionally to enable our children and young people to access high quality teaching opportunities that will lead them to be successful, adaptable learners and to move on to opportunities in further education, training and employment.

The Head of Education (Children Looked After) will lead four officers in the virtual school team.  The work of the school is overseen by a Virtual school governing body, and the Corporate Parenting Board.  The post-holder will provide leadership and vision, inspire colleagues, staff and students, and provide appropriate challenge in order to sustain high expectations, aspirations and achievements for our looked after children. 

The post-holder will continue to develop and strengthen the Virtual school.

For further information, discussions about the role please contact Maria Taylor, Education and Early Intervention on Tel:  0151 443 5614 or Peter Murphy, Director of Safeguarding and Social Care on Tel: 0151 443 5655.

Closing Date: Friday, 21 April 2017.

How to apply

Please download and fill in the application form and email completed application form to recruitment@knowsley.gov.uk.

Please note that the Council does not accept Curriculum Vitae (CVs) or hard copy paper application forms for this vacancy.

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