Flintshire County Council
Alternative Education Coordinators – 2 posts
Post 1 – Working with Vulnerable Learners in Key Stage 2 and 3
Post 2 – Working with Engagement and Progression Team – Key Stages 3 and 4
Education and Youth
Peripatetic across Flintshire
Base: Ty Dewi Sant, Ewloe
Fixed Term- until 31st March 2022 initially subject to grant funding
Salary Points 15-20
Salary: £23,541 - £25,991
Flintshire Inclusion Service are seeking to appoint 2 Alternative Education Coordinators. The first post will work within the Engagement and Progression team, and the second will be working to support Vulnerable Learners (specifically EAL, Refugees, Gypsy Travellers and Looked After Children) in Key Stage 2 and 3.
The successful post holders will work within highly motivated and successful teams, and will be responsible for providing an innovative and engaging programme of alternative education to young people who are in danger of becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training) and/or are in need of additional support within mainstream education.
The roles aim to provide personal support and opportunities for enhanced participation and entitlement through alternative provision whilst raising the self-esteem, motivation, aspirations and personal success of children and young people.
An inclusive ethos and value system are essential for this role, as is the ability to communicate effectively with children and young people, their families and other professionals.
As this post will result in you having substantial contact with children and vulnerable adults the successful applicant will be subject to a full enhanced disclosure and Barring Services check.
Closing date: 23rd June 2021
Interviews will be held on 7th July 2021
For an informal discussion please contact:
Vulnerable Learners Post:
Lisa Davies, Position; EAL, Gypsy Traveller and LAC Advisor
Engagement and Progression Post:
Alice Williams, Position: Engagement and Progression Coordinator
The Council recognises that the ability to communicate in Welsh is an important and valuable skill in the workplace and is committed to increasing the numbers of bilingual employees. We welcome applications for any post from candidates who are able to work in both Welsh and English. We will also support new and existing employees who wish to learn Welsh or improve /develop their Welsh language skills.
Part time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered, as will a secondment from a current post.
Flintshire LA 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 particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.