Virtual School Head Teacher
The Virtual School Head Teacher is a post established by the government to promote the education of all children looked after by us.
It places new responsibilities on us to improve the standards reached by our children in care. It aims to do this by supporting and challenging all agencies to re-think their current policies and strategies in relation to this very vulnerable group.
The position should be held by one of our senior officers, who has the ability to be involved across directorates to address the problems of groups working in isolation and effectively bring about necessary changes.
The Virtual School Head Teacher also has a responsibility to ensure that the education of children in the care of other authorities are monitored and evaluated.
Telephone: 0300 300 4678