Directorate: Children's Services
Starting salary: JG6:- £25,481 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in Castlewood, Clevedon
Hours: 22.2 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term for up to 12 months
Closing date: Friday 22 October 2021
We are looking for a highly organised, proactive communicator to join our team for 12 months to support the council as more of our schools become academies. The role involves coordinating the different activities of council teams and partner organisations and providing regular and timely communications. You will need to ensure that everyone is kept up to date on the status of each transfer and that any issues are identified as early as possible so they can be addressed and not delay the academy conversion. The role also requires you to prepare and check documents and arrange and administer meetings, including preparing agendas and taking minutes.
The successful applicant will:
- be the main link between schools and council officers when schools are undergoing academy transfers or other organisational changes by communicating effectively with schools, governors, colleagues, the Department for Education and other community stakeholders, both verbally and in writing
- have an eye for detail
- be able to record information accurately
- be able to identify and plan when next actions are needed and by who
- be able to work effectively as part of a busy team including assisting with other areas of work during quieter academy conversion work periods
You will need a vocational qualification or experience to NVQ level 3 or above, relevant to working with education settings and the provision of information, advice and guidance. The ability to communicate successfully with an understanding of the school system and dealing with committees and statutory bodies is a key part of this role.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Felicity Williamson, Pupil Places and Planning Manager on 01275 884502 or 07500 882436.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 03 November 2021
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.