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Area Lead for Access to Education
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/11266
  • Published: Wed 18/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 24/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,758 - £41,635 - Teacher's UPS plus SEN points
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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Area Lead for Access to Education

We are looking for a dynamic, resilient and innovative individual to co-ordinate and lead our highly motivated and effective Access to Education (A2E) Team on a six month, fixed term basis. This role covers south west Surrey, as part of Surrey County Council’s services for vulnerable learners.

The A2E Service offers flexible educational programmes of support to a range of school-aged learners. The Service looks to support children who are not accessing full time education provision and work with services, schools and families to integrate children successfully back into full time schooling

The Area Lead will directly line manage Teachers and Learning Mentors to ensure that children not accessing school receive high quality education provision. The position holder will also be expected to manage budgets that support the delivery of services for children who are currently not accessing a school placement.

In this role you will work proactively with services to build holistic action plans and packages of support for individual children and families. In addition, you will look to develop curriculum materials and creative ways for children not able to access their education entitlement to be able access a wide range of opportunities.

Promoting and developing effective liaison with a range of external professionals and services in supporting children out of school, as well working collaboratively with Service Managers and Area Leads for other areas of Surrey, to ensure a consistent service countywide.

For more information, please see the attached job description. We look forward to receiving your application.

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If you require further information about this post please contact Melanie Harding - Education and Inclusion Service Manager South West on 07966 636 780.

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24/11/20 with interviews to follow.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this 

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