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INTERNAL ONLY - Advisory Teacher - Flying Start

Temporarily Home Based – To be reviewed in line with future working model (Home, Blaina ICC and childcare settings)
Soulbury point 4 (£40,203 pro rata)
Contractual Status
06/09/21 to 31/03/22 (likely to be renewed up to 31/03/23)
Job Type

As an Educational Improvement Professional (EIP) the post holder would be required to manage the quality of some Flying Start (FS) settings and provide advice, support and training to a caseload of settings, throughout the County Borough which would include:

  • To oversee effective collaboration, coordination and planning of the Quality Improvement Officer post with the primary aim to enhance learning opportunities and quality provision and experiences for children accessing early years and childcare services within Blaenau Gwent
  • To establish effective working relationships with the Flying Start settings and Primary Schools to ensure positive transition to education providers
  • To develop, organise and facilitate advice, support and training for the staff involved in Flying Start.
  • To promote the development of a broad and balanced range of activities and experiences appropriate to the needs of 2 - 3 year olds in Flying Start settings.
  • To work closely with the EYDCPP, partners and other agencies to promote strategies for engagement and to support the development of quality assurance standards, health and safety and other legal requirements for early years and childcare settings, along with good practice protocols for use in provision i.e. ALN, Healthy Eating and other EYDCPP approved initiatives.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          5th August 2021 – Midnight

Interview Date:        16th August 2021


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