Job details

Reference number - 1666 - 2025

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - Band 6,  £20,653 - £23,866 (pro rata)

Job Type - Fixed Term for 2 years due to funding

Hours - 37 hours per week term time only (39 weeks per year)

Closing date - Noon on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Interview date - Monday 21 May 2018

We are seeking to appoint a Positive Attendance Lead to join the Virtual School and College team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team who strive to provide outstanding support for the education of children and young people who are looked after by the City Council. 

Working on a daily basis with young people, schools, parents and carers to promote the educational achievement of Portsmouth's looked after children; you will be providing direct support to looked after children to enable them to make educational progress. Work will involve providing advice, support and liaison with social workers and carers of those looked after children who are presenting significant problems regarding school attendance, behaviour and disaffection in Portsmouth and out of city schools. 

If you have strong communication skills and the ability to form quick and productive relationships with young people then please apply. 

For further details please see the full job description.

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