Finding A Job - Image Credit  ponsulak at www.FreeDigitalPhotos.netHeadStart is a Big Lottery Funded mental wellbeing and resilience programme for young people aged 10 to 16. After securing further funding for phase three, the programme needs a strong, highly committed team that will promote and deliver HeadStart values and outcomes across the city through its young people engagement and peer support activities. 

 

 School Support Coordinators

You should be organised, enthusiastic and highly motivated and able to clearly articulate how you will make a positive contribution to the development and growth of whole school mental wellbeing initiatives for the young people of Wolverhampton

Principal duties:

• Support the Senior School Coordinator 
• Provide focussed advice, guidance and practical support to schools around the change management required for the development of whole-school policies and strategies for HeadStart activities to build the resilience and mental wellbeing of children and young people. 
• With colleagues in a multi-discipline team, identify and provide support and practical prevention and early intervention activities required to provide a protective factor for children and young people identified as having low levels of resilience and at risk of mental health problems 
• Design, deliver and evaluate training for young people in schools and other educational settings 
• Design, deliver and evaluate workforce development for school staff and other professionals at all levels

 

Salary: £34,196 – £38,789
Location: Wolverhampton
Job Type: Fixed term contract to 3rd September 2018 (possible extension) 
Category:  Mental Health
Sectors: Children & Young People

 

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Applying for the role:

Closing Date: 25th September 2016

For more information, contact Kevin Pace HeadStart, Head of Service, on 01902 556817 , or email Kevin.pace@wolverhampton.gov.uk 

Alternatively, please visit: https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/4124/headstart-school-support-coordinator/

Please note CV’s will not be accepted. 

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

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