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PEP Lead for Children in Care - Primary
  • Employer: Halton Borough Council Schools
  • Reference: Pri/21/165239
  • Published: Thu 16/09/2021, 15:07 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,672 - £31,346
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Halton Borough Council, Cheshire

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PEP Lead for Children in Care - Primary

Do you want to be part of a creative and vibrant Virtual School providing support to children in care so that they achieve their full educational potential?  Then this job is for you!


The Virtual School works with all children and young people who are in the care of Halton.  We provide support to each child based on their needs and abilities.  We look to engage with our children in creative and innovative ways so that we can help embed the learning they do in school and also enhance their skills and life chances.  We also work with professionals and carers to ensure that every one has high aspirations for the educational outcomes of our children.


As the successful candidate for the Primary Personal Education Plan Lead within Halton Virtual School you will:

  • Be a highly skilled and experienced teacher who has had at least 3 years’ experience working within Primary schools including assisting in the development and implementation of individual education plans and of implementing a range of successful approaches that target disadvantaged children, including children in care, to promote developmental and educational outcomes.
  • Be highly skilled at analysing progress data and identifying which children are not achieving their expected progress and linking them to appropriate additional learning intervention.
  • Be highly skilled in modelling good learning support strategies and promoting a positive and productive learning environment.
  • Have experience of working with vulnerable and disadvantaged children, including children in care and those with additional needs.
  • Have the ability to identify potential barriers to learning and provide advice and guidance to other professionals and carers/parents on how to develop creative strategies to overcome these barriers
  • Have the ability to forge strong working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Have experience of working in complex multi-disciplinary and multi-agency contexts.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact - Sharon Williams, Headteacher of the Virtual School, 0151 511 7391


Interviews will be held between 14th October 2021


If possible interviews will be held face to face.  However, if Government guidance changes the interviews will be held remotely using Skype for Business.  All candidates will need access to Skype for Business and must have a laptop/PC with a webcam and speakers.