The Employment of Children Bye Laws are designed to protect young people under school leaving age by ensuring that any employment they may undertake is suitable and the maximum number of hours that may be worked in any day or week.
The parent/carer or child requires to submit an application within a week of starting employment. This form is available in schools and from this page.
The application will require:
The application should be submitted to the child's school for approval.
The Headteacher or other representative of the senior management team requires to be satisfied that:
The Headteacher or member of the senior management team will issue a work permit when satisfied that the above requirements will be met. A copy of this permit should be held in the child's record and the issue of such a permit notified to pastoral staff.
At any point after issue the Headteacher may revoke or amend a work permit where the child is being employed unlawfully or they believe that the child's health, welfare or education is suffering as a result of the employment.
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