Job Reference: 58880
Elective Home Education Officer
- Uxbridge, Greater London
- £22.75 - £22.75 per hour
- Temporary / Full Time
Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Elective Home Education Officer to work in Uxbridge. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £22.75 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). The working hours are 9am – 5pm from Monday – Friday.
To provide effective delivery of the statutory duties in regard to Elective Home Education (EHE) and its underpinning duty to ensure that children concerned have access to an education that is suitable to their age, aptitude and any special educational needs and to contribute to good interagency working.
To provide advice, guidance and professional support in relation to all aspects of Elective Home Education in Hillingdon. To identify, receive referrals for and engage with electively home educated (EHE) children and their families.
To ensure the Local Authority fulfils its safeguarding responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education.
- To engage with parents/carers who have expressed an interest or have chosen to educate their children at home, offering advice and guidance. To develop a respectful and supportive relationship with them, although maintaining their understanding of the clear responsibilities and duties of the Local Authority.
- To triage EHE referrals, to work collaboratively and utilise information gathered from different parties, such as parents/carers, colleagues, professionals and the child/young person themselves, to signpost and develop an appropriate conclusion of the education provision.
- To provide pedagogical advice, share resources, feedback and guidance to elective home education parents/carers to support them in providing a suitable and safe education.
- To assess information provided by parents/carers about the education they are providing to determine whether the education is suitable under the terms of section 7 of the Education Act 1996 or whether further improvement or action is required.
- To maintain an up-to-date database of EHE children, analyse data to ensure the needs of EHE children are being met and to produce reports for stakeholders.
- To organise an annual event for EHE families to share good practice.
- To identify EHE children and families who may require more support because of identified concerns such as safeguarding or having a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). To support these families by offering advice and guidance, reviewing and recording the learning, progress, achievement and welfare of the CYP.
- Certificate in Education or PGCE with QTS.
Experience: 1+ year of post-graduate experience as a Teacher in the UK.
Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and 2 x references.
Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
Hours: 35 hours p/w.
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