Fair Access Team Manager

19 September 2019
Management, School/Academy Services
Full Time
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottiingham, NG2 7QP
Children, Families & Cultural Services
£43,662 - £48,506 per annum

A Fair Access Team Manager is required to join the Education Access and Partnership Group. This is a key post within the Education Learning and Skills Service and leads the team responsible for ensuring that vulnerable and challenging children and young people resident in Nottinghamshire are offered appropriate education provision.   

You will need a thorough understanding of the legislation relevant to School Admissions, Fair Access, Elective Home Education, Children Missing Education and Pupils Missing Education. You will also require a minimum of 5 years experience of working within an education setting or a related profession, have a good understanding of current primary and secondary curricula, knowledge of mainstream and alternative provision, significant experience of partnership working, an understanding of processes to support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, an understanding of roles and responsibilities in relation to elective home education and experience of safeguarding. This post is also required to lead on public consultations, produce and analyse data, prepare committee reports and make presentations to a range of audiences.

This is a peripatetic post with county wide responsibility and you will line manage both LA staff and co-ordinate the work of associate staff working with vulnerable and challenging pupils. You will also be responsible for a cohort of pupils who require interim education whilst longer term educational pathways are identified. This is a demanding and challenging post that requires a highly motivated and innovative leader with exceptional negotiation skills.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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