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Engagement Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

The Engagement Officer role is to work as part of the area team to increase the number of 16-19 year olds (and up to 24 for those with a learning difficulty) who are participating in education, training or employment with training.


The role involves building effective relationships with education providers, employers, training providers and KCC services such that they can be influenced to deliver effective and efficient work practices that have a positive impact on young peoples’ transition and destination.


You will be raising the profile of apprenticeships as a positive post 16 destination for young people.


This role will be based in The Education People’s School Improvement, Secondary, Special and PRU / Skills & Employability team.  This team works to improve outcomes in schools and support transition into post 16 education and beyond. The EC will be an integral part of the delivery of broader team objectives.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Interviews will be held on Wednesday 9th December.

Contact Details

For further information on this role please contact Owen Bartholomew, Deputy Area Lead on 03000 415 821.

About the Company

The Education People is owned by Kent County Council and is a one-stop shop for education services, to help you improve learning, wellbeing and children’s development. We support the full age range from early years to young adults, with over 800 products and services available specific to education needs always. Our people are here to support your people and ensure you receive a high quality product and get value for money.

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