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Job Reference: 61258

Education Welfare Officer

  • BrentGreater London
  • £26.89 - £28.22 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Education is looking for an Education Welfare Officer in Brent

The role:

To lead on Elective Home Education (EHE) and Child Employment for the Education Welfare Service and provide high quality advice and guidance to the team, parents, schools and practitioners in the Children and Young People department.

To have a good level of understanding about the reasons why parents choose to home educate and create positive links and engagement with families in order to assess the suitability of education provided.

To have good knowledge of Child Employment Legislation and EWS Performance Licence and Application Policy and be able to issue performance licences and child work permits effectively and timely within the legislation and guidance.

Take appropriate action when there are concerns that a home educated child is not receiving a suitable education, engage with parents and other professional to resolve this and as a last resort initiate proceedings to prosecute parents when they fail to secure education for their children and are in breach of a school attendance orders (SAO) under section 443 of the Education Act 1996.

Issue Child Performance licences when children are acting in TV, film, theatre or taking part in a modelling assignment, to ensure that children are adequately safeguarded

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Core Accountabilities for Elective Home Education

1. To provide leadership and high quality advice in the area of Elective Home Education for the Education Welfare Service, Early Help and Children and Young People Department and ensure that all children of compulsory school age in the Local Authority receive education suitable to their age, aptitude and ability, either at school or otherwise.

2. To develop excellent working relationships with headteachers, within schools in relation to EHE and to monitor reason why parents choose to home educate and advise schools on correct procedures for removing pupil’s from the school roll in line with the pupil registration regulations and inform management when there is evidence of inappropriate ‘off rolling’.

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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