Elective Home Education Co-ordinator

Location
3rd Floor, Civic Centre 2, Coventry
Salary
£35,444 - £41,967 pa pro rata
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Job Ref
COV000009027
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time

You will lead on the effective monitoring of Elective Home Education.

This will include:

• developing protocols and processes to ensure all children and young people are receiving a suitable education

• ensuring there is a regular monitoring process in place undertaking visits offering advice and support

• identifying and acting upon any requests for school provision or allied support e.g. health provisions

You’ll need:

• a professional teaching qualification with recent teaching experience

• an understanding of the application of education law and legislation relating to Elective Home Education, school attendance, exclusions and SEND

• the ability to work through complex situations with service users and other professionals

• experience of working with children and families and a range of stake holders

About us

Coventry is a vibrant and ambitious City where we value diversity.

The Elective Home Education role sits within the Special Educational Needs Service. The Special Educational Needs Service is committed to working with families and partners to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The service is responsible for a range of important statutory educational work within Coventry City Council.

We believe that all children, regardless of where they are educated, should have the opportunities to achieve their full potential preparing them for successful transition to adulthood.

We want to attract applicants who are enthusiastic and highly motivated in playing a key role in ensuring that the Local Authority fufills it’s statutory duty that all children and young people are receiving a suitable education.

Benefits

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance (subject to project/service area requirements). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern

22.2 hours per week, term-time only

Interview Date

16th June 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification