Looked After Children & Care Leaver Achievement Co-ordinator

Blue Octopus
03 Sep 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Looked After Children & Care Leaver Achievement Co-ordinator TAME87200
Salary £24,249 - £25,841 (£22,309 - £23,773 pro-rata)

Our client in Ashton-Under-Lyne Greater Manchester, is a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of course including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree Level. They aim to give all students an exceptional experience.

They believe in excellence and back that up with high expectations, a superb working environment (as part of the Vision Tameside £100 million+ accommodation strategy) and outstanding teaching. They also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. This is why they aim to give learners every opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

This post involves working in college 2 days per week and 3 days at other institutions overseen by the Virtual School Headteacher. The additional two weeks to be worked: In August (A Level results) and in July.

They require a skilled and highly motivated individual to work in partnership with the College and Tameside Virtual School/College to raise the aspirations, attendance and achievement of looked after children (post 16) and care leavers. You will co-ordinate and track progress of learners across institutions and ensure that Personal Education Plans (PEPS) are completed and are of high quality.

You will have a proven track record in understanding, inspiring and motivating young people. You will be experienced in monitoring the achievement and progression of students within an educational setting. You will have a sound understanding of the range of issues facing young people with barriers to their learning specifically those who are looked after or care leavers. You will have excellent interpersonal skills in working with students, ability to remain calm, a problem-solving approach and be highly organised and able to work on your own initiative.

Working Pattern: Fixed Term until September 2020

Term-Time Only + 2 Weeks (40 weeks per year, 0.92), 36 hrs per week

Closing date: 6th September 2019
Interview date: wk/c 16th September

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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