Prevent Education Officer
Prevent Education Officer
Directorate: Supporting People
Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Grade: Job Level 4 Zone 2
Salary: GBP39,243 - GBP42,382 plus GBP3,057 Inner London Weighting
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract Ending 31/3/2018, Full time, 36 hours a week
25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)
We are seeking a Prevent Education Officer to increase children and young people's resilience to terrorism and radicalisation and promote the Prevent strategy across Camden. This is a new role funded by the Home Office and will involve providing advice and support to primary and secondary schools on their compliance with the Prevent statutory duty, including identifying resources to embed Prevent in the curriculum. Key to this role will be developing and maintaining effective working relationships with Prevent partners, including the police, probation and prison services, schools and colleges as well as regular and proactive contact with DfE and the Home Office.
To do well in this role you will have experience and a sound understanding of educational settings and working with staff in schools to effect change. You will have an excellent understanding of Prevent and safeguarding in relation to children and young people and the ability to respond sensitively to local issues whilst maintaining a consistent approach across all forms of extremism. Your communication skills will enable clear and concise report writing with the ability to influence and motivate a wide range of people within an educational setting. You will also have the ability to deliver Workshops to Raise Awareness of Prevent (WRAP) training to school staff, governors and managers. Your experience of project management and strategic planning as well as having the ability to work creatively will be a requirement of this role.
This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check
Camden is proud to be the country's first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the 'Why you?' section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on , at , or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing date for applications: 17 th September 2017
Interviews to be held: September 26 th 2017
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