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Key Stage Officer

Salary details: £32430 - £34794

Organisation
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Reference
REC/19/00119
Salary Details
£32430 - £34794  
Additional Allowances
Mileage where appropriate
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent; 35
Closing Date
22 April 2019
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Virtual School

Key Stage Education Officer (Secondary Phase)

Closing Date: 22 April 2019

Interviews: 2nd May 2019

Would you enjoy working with Looked After Children, supporting them in classrooms and in their homes with their education. Would you enjoy working in Greenwich and over a wide area of London and the South East and beyond? Could you use and apply your skills to ensure the needs of young people are met in a wide variety of educational settings? Have you got a track record of leading others and supporting young people to make great educational progress?

You will be:

  • Someone with a proven track record in a secondary classroom able to plan and deliver to impact on progress and attainment.
  • Experienced in supporting vulnerable young people to remove barriers to learning.
  • Someone with great people skills, flexibility, and a can-do attitude.
  • Able to be a team player as well as self-motivated and creative

We can offer you:

  • The chance to work in a highly effective “Virtual School”– which is part of a vibrant multiagency Inclusion, Learning and Achievement team
  • The opportunity to do valuable work, changing the futures of the most vulnerable young people.
  • A role that is varied, challenging and exciting.
  • Fantastic professional development.

Suitably qualified people are encouraged to apply with specialist knowledge of secondary education and looked-after children.

A driving licence is desirable and a willingness to travel essential. Related travel expenses will be paid.

To apply for this post please visit the Royal Borough of Greenwich website www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk, and apply online.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Royal Borough of Greenwich are committed to safeguarding children and this post will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.  

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.