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Education Co-Ordinator

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£27,936 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield , Leicester, Leicestershire , LE3 8RA 

Reference:CYP0955 

Closing date:15 December 2019 at midnight 


 
JOB PURPOSE:

To work across the Family Wellbeing Service with children and young people 11-19 (25) and their families who are vulnerable to poor educational outcomes in order to improve their life chances. This role specifically addresses those children and young people who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) or at risk of becoming NEET, both operationally and in linking up with the Leicestershire County Council strategic approach to inclusion.
 
The post holder will hold a caseload of young people who require intervention around education, employment and training, in collaboration with other professionals that may be involved.
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 5 GCSE's grade A-C OR demonstrable experience identified below
  • Significant experience of working with children, young people and families in either case work or education settings including completing assessments
  • Experience of engaging with young people and their families who are vulnerable or from a hard to reach group supporting them to achieve EET related outcomes
  • Experience of developing and delivering training and group work
  • Working knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and any associated reforms
  • Understanding the statutory legislation that governs education, particularly around children missing education, behaviour, attendance, children with health needs, SEND
  • Underpinning knowledge of the education system, including specialist provision and teh Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) process
  • Awareness and commitment to implement safeguarding procedures in accordance to the Local Safeguarding Children Board
  • Demonstrates an assertive and challenging approach in advocating for children and young people
  • The ability to work independently, as part of a team and in collaboration with partners and others
  • Excellent and engaging communication skills; written, verbal and presentation with varying audiences
  
This post is the subject of a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity
 
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
 
For informal enquires please contact Rachel Lobel Tel: 07725 204129 Email: Rachel.Lobel@leics.gov.uk
 
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
 
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk




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