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Early Education and Childcare Funding Entitlement Coordinator

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-2302
  • Published: Tue 02/07/2024, 9:34 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £42,855 - £46,053
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON

Education and Childcare Funding Entitlements Coordinator 

Are you passionate about Early Education and Childcare? Ready to bring your innovative ideas to support Tower Hamlets in meeting its goals under the Childcare Acts of 2006 and 2016?  

Our dynamic Early Education and Childcare Service team is looking for an exceptional individual to help ensure sufficient, high-quality, flexible, and accessible early education and childcare for all families. 

As a Funding Entitlements Coordinator, you’ll lead the funding process, manage financial transactions, and handle information systems to ensure timely and accurate distribution of funding, budgets, and grants. Your expertise in Government early education initiatives and funding entitlements will support providers across the borough, including nursery classes, maintained nursery schools, and private, voluntary, and independent providers. 

Are you skilled in IT and familiar with Synergy Early Years Application, including administration client software, Early Years Provider Portal, 2-Year-Old Funding Application, Parent Portal and FIS Online Portal?  

We are seeking passionate individuals to take a lead on ensuring all early education and childcare providers, delivering or wishing to deliver the funded entitlements, SENIF, or other grants are skilled and have an excellent working knowledge of the DFE guidance: ‘Early years entitlements: local authority funding operational guide’, the provider funding agreement, council financial rules and regulations, policy; and are kept up to date on any relevant developments. You’ll offer tailored advice and support to both current and prospective providers. 

If you’re ready to make a difference in early education and childcare in Tower Hamlets, we want to hear from you! Join us and help deliver excellent practice across the sector. 

Take a closer look at the Job Description and Person Specification, and if you're inspired by what you see, don't hesitate to apply! Your personal statement is your chance to shine, so let your authentic voice and experiences be heard. Remember to give us examples as without this we will be unable to score you against the job description and person specification for shortlisting. Also, don't forget your transferable skills!

We can't wait to learn more about you and the impact you'll make in our community.  So, what are you waiting for? Get applying!

If you have any questions about this role, please contact EEC@towerhamlets.gov.uk 

If you do not understand anything on the form or need help in completing the form or need alternative format, for example; large print, please contact the recruitment team.

Additional Details  

Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.  

Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.  

We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-2302
  • Published: Tue 02/07/2024, 9:34 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 24/07/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £42,855 - £46,053
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON