Newham Virtual School team profile
The NVS team is made up of a range of a number of key roles and skills:
- Advisory Teachers advocate, advise and ensure targeted interventions are in place for young people of school age, in particular those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Working with other key professionals they ensure there is a plan on how to meet the young person’s education, training needs and that agreed actions are implemented.
- Education, Training, Employment Mentoring Specialists provide targeted advice and support to eligible young people currently Looked After and Care Leavers up to 25. In addition to direct work with the young person, ETE Officers work run regular workshops and other creative projects to address the needs of Care Leavers.
- Systems Information and Development Specialists are responsible for the creation, design and development of CLA Live (CLIVE), a customised web application custom specifically built to meet the case management and statutory reporting needs of Looked After Children, in alliance with the Newham ICT.