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LAC Education Advisor

  • Reference: SC02259
  • Published on: Fri 04/08/2017 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/08/2017 11:04 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Temporary
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: Salary Range: £35,070 - £41,718
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Southwark, London
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The role

To manage the relationship with alternative providers/independent schools and ensure that their provision meets the needs of Southwark’s priority learners in line with statutory frameworks

Monitor alternative providers’/independent schools’ progress and performance, using performance data available; challenging and intervening where necessary at an early stage in order to ensure alternative providers/independent schools meets high standards of pupil engagement and attainment.

Conduct monitoring and evaluation visits to ensure that all alternative providers/independent schools are regularly quality assured and that they provide the highest possible quality of education for priority learners.

To ensure that alternative providers/independent schools are kept up to date with curriculum changes and that they develop appropriate courses to meet these changing needs.

To manage the relationship with parents/carers electing to home educate their children, including:

- Meeting with parents in their homes or in other suitable locations;
- Advising parents on resources to support the education of their children
- Quality assuring that children being home educated are receiving a suitable education, within the statutory frameworks governing elective home education.

To work with colleagues across the council and from other boroughs to ensure a consistency of approach to all providers



Additional details

This post with the Council meets the definition of “Regulated Activity”. Whilst working in this role the postholder will be subject to periodic referrals to the Disclosure & Barring Service to check against criminal records and inclusion on the “barred list”.

Duration: 1 year fixed term.


Recruitment timetable

Deadline for submission of applications - 20th August 2017

Interviews - W/C 28th august 2017

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