THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF44 8EX
  • Subject: Officer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £24,060 - £24,060
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 30 September, 2022 12:00 PM

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Elective Home Education Liaison Officer - Ty Gwyn Education Centre

Elective Home Education Liaison Officer - Ty Gwyn Education Centre

Ty Gwyn Education Centre
Ty Gwyn Education Centre
Y Dolydd, Aberdare, RCT, CF44 8EX
Telephone – (01685) 652525

Elective Home Education Liaison Officer (1 year Temporary Post)

Hours: 37 hours per week – Term Time Only

Salary: Grade 8 - £27,514 x 87.45%

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the existing team providing support to the Elective Home Education community in Rhondda Cynon Taff. The number of children and young people who are EHE has risen steadily and this post is required to fulfil RCT’s statutory obligations.

The main elements of the role include:

• To ensure the placement of learners with employers or providers of training opportunities
• Carry out Health and Safety Risk Assessments of pupils accessing alternative education placements/work experience placements
• To support in the effective implementation of the Local Authority Individual and Group Tuition Policy
• To effectively implement the Local Authority Elective Home Education (EHE) Policy
• To act as liaison between EOTAS, pupils, parents/carers, external agencies and professionals to ensure appropriate provision and support for EOTAS
• To liaise on a multi agency basis to ensure the educational, safeguarding and general wellbeing of young people within EOTAS and EHE

Ty Gwyn Education Centre oversees both Elective Home Education and learners in receipt of local authority tuition (EOTAS) and this post is within that structure, reporting to the Head of Alternative Education.

Believing in young people/Credu mewn pobl ifanc

Closing Date for applications: Friday 30th September 2022 at noon.

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained via the Schools Recruitment website using the link https://rhondda-cynon-taf.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-3/candidate. Please note to apply for this position you are required to complete the online application form on the RCT Council Website. If you do not complete the online application you will not be considered as having applied for the post.

PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.

The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.