Further Information

Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term contract
Working Pattern: Full time – term time only

Salary: Band 3 – pro rata salary £18058.37- 18387.31

Employment Location: Virtual School, Northumbria House, Cramlington

Northumberland County council are seeking to appoint a Children Not In School co-ordinator. The key duty will be to maintain the new Children Not In School Register.

This role is new to Northumberland’s Education Welfare Team. The postholder will support the Education Welfare Team to undertake a range of administrative tasks relating to children not in school, including children missing from education and Elective Home Education

Education Welfare is based within the Virtual School and works to ensure that the Local Authority’s statutory duties and other responsibilities for safeguarding children in relation to school attendance, elective home education, children missing education, child employment and performance licensing are carried out to the highest possible standard

The postholder will report to the Principal Education Welfare Officer and will be based at Northumbria House, Cramlington. The successful applicant will be expected to work term time only.

Why choose us?

We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

25 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 30 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees)

Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

Flexi scheme – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees)

Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours

Car leasing scheme

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview, please also let the team know. This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post.

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