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Admissions and Transport Officer - Woking

  • Reference: 100009467
  • Published on: Fri 12/01/2018 16:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/01/2018 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £25,314 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Quadrant Court Woking, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ
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Job Details

£25,314 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Quadrant Court, 35 Guildford Road, Woking, GU22 7QQ. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

This post is set within Surrey’s Admissions and Transport Team, which has responsibility for delivering the school admissions service for community and voluntary controlled schools; overseeing and coordinating the normal round admissions process for all schools; assessing home to school transport to mainstream schools for Surrey pupils; arranging placement of challenging and vulnerable children under the Fair Access Protocol; tracking and monitoring applications up to the date children start school; and identifying and referring children who might be missing education.

Under the line management of the Senior Admissions and Transport Officer you will be responsible for processing applications relating to the admission of pupils to Reception and the transfer of pupils to Junior and Secondary schools, for processing 'in year' applications for school admission throughout the year, and for assessing home to school transport entitlement.

You will have regular written and verbal communication with parents, Headteachers and other stakeholders, advising on individual casework and providing advice and information on the authority’s admission and transport policies.

In order to be shortlisted to interview for this position your application should clearly evidence the following:

  • Good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work under pressure to meet statutory deadlines and targets
  • Experience of providing excellent levels of customer service
  • Proficiency in ICT packages, including Word and Excel, and experience of maintaining a database
  • Familiarity with the principles of safeguarding and data protection

We look forward to receiving your application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Alison Armstrong or Sue Laney on 01483 517692.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 28th January 2018. Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th February 2018.

Please note, access to the GCSX (PSN) network is required for this role therefore a Basic Disclosure (DBS check) will be required to meet the Government Baseline Personnel Security Standards.

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