Team: School Organisation and Capital Planning
Job Family: Providing - CBG11
Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum pro rata
Hours: 33 hours per week
Current Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 1st November 2021
Interview Date: w/c 8th November 2021
More about the role:
Central Bedfordshire is a great place to live and work and it is a particularly popular place for young families. The authority is seeing significant growth, and this is forecast to continue. The New School Places Programme and the Schools for the Future Programme are major Council plans to ensure there are enough school places in the right place and at the right time delivering the best education. The authority has a statutory requirement to ensure there are enough places for all children that want a school place.
In this key role, you’ll will provide support and guidance to schools seeking to make significant changes and action all of the statutory processes required for these changes. You’ll work closely with schools and their leaders, implementing relevant strategies and best practice to ensure the Council has the best schools in the right places. You will assist the work of the School Organisation and Capital Planning Team by maintaining the relevant databases and provide support across all areas of the Teams workload.
To join us, you will ideally have an understanding and experience of the work of the Council’s duty around securing school places and the processes that are required to implement these. Your experience should include time working across the councils directorates and with key partners including head teachers and governing bodies and stakeholders. You will need to inspire and lead others, promote continuous learning and build strong, productive relationships.
Join us and take advantage of our rewards package, agile working, and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community. The job is challenging and rewarding, the candidate will need to have leadership skills, be assertive and provide inspiration to stakeholders.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications submitted via our online system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx