Buckinghamshire County Council and Wycombe District Council are jointly recruiting to an exciting range of new legal roles with salaries ranging from £39,232 to £51,225. On 01 November 2018, it was announced by the government that the five councils in Buckinghamshire will become a single unitary authority in April 2020.
It's an exciting time to join us, as you'll be able to get involved in the biggest transformation of the County's public services for over 100 years. You'll literally be helping to shape the future of local government in Buckinghamshire as the county council and the district councils come together to build a brand new council, building on the best experience and expertise of the five current councils. A huge transformation programme will build a new Unitary Council that is ambitious in outlook, and will provide Buckinghamshire residents with simpler ways to access services that they need, and makes best use of public money.
Appointment to this role will be made at a grade within the indicated range which reflects the successful candidate's experience. Applicants are invited to submit their CV and a supporting statement. All applications need to address the criteria in the person specification and demonstrate the correct level of experience in the particular areas of law pertinent to the role.
About the role
Education Lawyer (£40,291 - £51,225) (BCC employed, Aylesbury based)
We are looking for a lawyer with experience in public sector education law matters, including the Council's responsibilities in respect of education, SEN/Inclusion, admissions, academy conversions and judicial review cases. The ideal candidate will be a keen advocate, who takes pride in delivering a high quality service and is able to work under pressure. Whilst previous Local Authority experience is advantageous it is not a requirement.