We are seeking an Engagement Officer to work in the Access to Education team, to ensure that all children in Brighton & Hove are in receipt of an appropriate and full time education.
For an informal discussion, please contact Clare Edwards, Elective Home Education/Medical Needs Manager on 07717 303300
Interview dates: 16th / 17th March
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a part time (0.5FTE) role within the Access to Education team based at Hove Town Hall. The role is to work within the team to ensure that all children in the city have access to a suitable education. The post involves supporting Home Educating families in their provision of appropriate education for their children; also supporting the work to provide education for young people who are too unwell to attend school.
The successful candidate will have a background in education, with a good knowledge of teaching and learning and of school systems, as well as a keen interest in the role education plays in future opportunities for young people.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.