Fixed Term/Secondment contract 30 March 2018
Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries. We have some of the best schools and transport connections and are known around the world for our thriving cultural and tech sectors.
Our Community Safety Team is seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to support schools and other educational providers within Hackney to deliver ‘Prevent’ activity in order to increase young people’s resilience to terrorism.
The Prevent Education Officer is a new and high profile role. We are seeking a dynamic, versatile and resilient individual with prior experience in the education sector. You will be responsible for ensuring that Prevent in local educational provision is delivered in accordance with Hackney’s vision and values and is balanced against compliance with the Equality Act, 2010 and the Human Rights Act.
You should be prepared to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel for business purposes.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. It is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification.
If you are interested in applying for this role, it is important that you are familiar with the following:
Prevent Strategy: www.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent-strategy-2011
Prevent Duty and the DoE preventing children from radicalisation document: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/protecting-children-from-radicalisation-the-prevent-duty will also provide further information that support the role.
You must be willing to obtain security clearance (SC enhanced level) and checks on online presence to prevent any reputational risks to the council. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please visit our website www.hackney.gov.uk/jobs-careers to apply.
Closing date: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at 22:59
We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.