Prevent Education Officer (until 31st March 2019 FTC), Slough

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Slough Borough CouncilSlough
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £38,197 -£42,858 per annum, fully inclusive
Contract term: Fixed Term

‘People are proud to live and work in Slough where diversity is celebrated and where residents can enjoy fulfilling prosperous and healthy lives’.

Ref: 04-3402

Slough Borough Council is committed to safeguarding our children, young people and vulnerable adults. We want Slough to be a place where people can make good choices about where to live and work and where children can grow up to achieve their full potential.

‘Prevent’ is part of ‘Contest’ the Government’s Counter Terrorism Strategy. The Prevent strand is to stop people from becoming terrorists or being drawn into terrorism and supports vulnerable people and sectors and institutions where there are risks of radicalisation. We need to respond to tackle all forms of extremism - including both Islamist extremist and far right threats.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for this high-profile role. You will be responsible working with schools and other educational establishments on ‘Prevent’ education work. We are looking for a confident and resilient person who has the skills and ability to develop and coordinate activities to prevent extremist activity and work with schools and other partners to support those at risk of being drawn into extremism.

You will need to be politically astute and be able to work with a wide range of partner organisations. You will have excellent communication, engagement and influencing skills and be able to manage projects.

You will need to undergo enhanced security checks prior to appointment.

Secondments from the education / schools sector are encouraged, although on a full-time, not term time only basis.

Previous applicants need not reapply.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Johnny Kyriacou, Head of Education, Standards and Inclusive Learning, on 01753 787672.

Closing date for applications: 23rd November 2017 at 5.00pm.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th December 2017.

Apply for this job online at .Alternatively email or call our 24 hour message line on 01753 875074 for a pack, outlining the reference number above. Minicom service on 01753 875030

We value diversity.

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