BASED IN DERBY and/or NOTTINGHAM/NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
PART TIME 17.5 HOURS, PERMANENT (an increase in hours at a later date may be possible)
SALARY: Up to £25,000 PER ANNUM PRO RATA DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE PLUS BENEFITS
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Core Assets Children’s Services are an established children’s services provider that delivers innovative and outcomes-based services, offering real value and building brighter futures for as many children, young people and families as possible.
Working across Derby City, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire, we are working to support young people to transition from residential care to foster care placements, be supported to avoid escalation from fostering to residential care, supporting young people to be re-unified with their families / primary carers; and helping young people to remain out of care.
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Education Officer who will be responsible for ensuring that every child and young person in the service receives an appropriate education that will help them achieve their potential. Our Commissioners and partners have recognised that underpinning the success of the service will be the young person’s education stability, attendance and achievement. This is a key post therefore for the planning and implementation of the service, as well as being a driving force for ensuring high quality educational provision for the young people themselves.
With proven experience in supporting young people in an educational setting you will also have experience of working as part of a multi-agency team as well as experience of working with students that are risk of disengaging from education, working alongside Virtual School Head and experience of young people looked after. You will need a basic undertaking of IT and must have a though knowledge of safeguarding procedures.
We provide the chance to make a real difference to the future of children facing difficult issues. You will play a visible role in a highly professional and progressive organisation which is committed to achieving positive outcomes for children and families.
We also offer anexcellent benefits package which includes generous holiday allowance starting at 28 days and rising to 35 days per annum in line with service (allowance pro rata’d for part time working) plus bank holidays, child care vouchers, and contributory pension scheme.