Mr Jeffery will be responsible for giving advice on children
Department for Education and Skills.
According to ADSS president Andrew Cozens, the association will be 'very pleased that somebody with the grasp of the children's, families and social care agenda that Tom Jeffery has acquired has been appointed to this crucial post.
'It is a positive demonstration of how central this agenda is in the
DfES,' he added.
* Details of Mr Jeffery's appointment here.