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BACME Senior Practitioner - Lead for attendance

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/19/93822
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2019, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £38,994 - £41,847
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

BACME Senior Practitioner  - Lead for attendance

Families and Homes Directorate

Full Time – Permanent

Pay scale: PO4 (£38,994 - £41,847)

The Families and Homes Directorate of Waltham Forest is working to the principles of Safe, Well, Independent and Resilient and we recognise that being in school is fundamental to achieving these principles for our children and young people. The role of the BACME Senior will be a key in the promotion of positive attendance and behaviour practice and strategies with schools.

The key accountabilities for this role include:-

  • To line manage 4 BACME Officers
  • To work to quality assure, coordinate and lead officer work with schools, including consulting with Head teachers and/or other designated school staff on cases of irregular attendance.
  • To implement the local authorities statutory duties to provide access to suitable education for pupils who are permanently or fixed term excluded from school.
  • Be responsible to advise and assist parents/carers to meet their responsibilities with regard to relevant sections of the Education Act 1996(namely s.443 and s444).
  • Gather and record information about the young person and family and the contact with various services and interpret these in the context of possible safeguarding need.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Cheryle Davies, Head of Behaviour, Attendance and Children Missing Education (BACME) Service on: 07807 035678

Closing date: 23rd April 2019

 

Downloads

  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Job Description

How to Apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&H/19/93822
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2019, 9:50 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2019, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £38,994 - £41,847
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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