ELECTIVE HOME EDUCATION ADVISOR
Fixed Term Contract Ending May 2022
- For existing employees this opportunity is being offered as a secondment, subject to eligibility criteria
We’re always looking for better ways of doing things. How can we make the most of our resources?
Making a difference is what we do, and we strive to make a positive contribution to the lives of parents/carers, children and young people. You will be part of the council’s wider Early Help, Education and Safeguarding Service and this role is instrumental in continuing to develop our support for those families who chose to electively home educate their children. Through positive engagement with parents, children and a range of internal and external stakeholders we secure improvement processes relating to elective home education.
What is it like working in our team?
We are a small dedicated and team working closely with schools, settings providing Alternative Provision, Early Help, Children’s Social Care and local Health Services to contribute to the best possible outcomes for children, young people and their families.
You will have a big impact on what we do, and you will be trusted to take ownership of your work. The work is varied, sometimes challenging, with the opportunity to develop creative and innovative solutions.
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information
For informal enquires please contact Tarlochan Singh on 07825052222 or email TARLOCHAN.SINGH@BIRMINGHAM.GOV.UK
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.
An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016
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