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Deputy Head of Virtual School

  • Job reference: DHVS
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management
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Job description: Deputy Head of the Virtual School needed for Wokingham Borough Council, £31 an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 3 months initially
Hours per week - 26
Pay rate - £31 an hour
Team - Looked After Children
Location - Wokingham

*To support the delivery of successful learning and achievement outcomes and positive educational experiences for all children and young people on roll.
*Includes in the first instance CIC/LAC/Care Leavers/SGOs and post adoption.
*To support, and deputise for, the Head Teacher of the Virtual School in ensuring the progress and achievement of all children and young people on roll
*To support effective processes and systems of the school including support out to school placements as required
*To enable effective children and young people placement success through direct support, training and challenge to the social workers, carers and schools involved
*To effectively monitor and manage the Pupil Premium Plus and PLAC grant budgets
*To line manage Virtual School staff, such as the PLAC Support Officer

What is required:
*Enhanced DBS
*To work flexibly, including evenings and other out-of-hours requirements; willingness to travel; requirements to undertake such duties as are reasonably expected
*Experience of supporting Looked After Children in education
*Either virtual school experience or designated teacher for LAC experience in schools
*This will initially be working from home and back in the office from January

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.