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Pupil Place Planning Manager - Ref: CH01224

Employer
Walsall Council
Location
Walsall
Salary
G11: £46,464 - £51,515 per annum.
Closing date
11 Jun 2024
Reference
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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Education - non-schools based
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

Pupil Place Planning Manager - Ref: CH01224
Salary G11: £46,464 - £51,515 per annum.

Fixed term contract for 2 years.

The Admissions & Education Sufficiency Team are looking to recruit a Pupil Place Planning Manager on a fixed term contract to support with the Capital Project Plan to implement school places across the borough focusing on the growth requirement for Special Educational Need places.

The role will involve:
  • Providing strategic guidance on place requirement by providing up-to-date specialist advice on all matters related to the council’s statutory responsibilities for school admissions, appeals, children missing education, school organisation and related attendance processes including pupil place planning for EY, SENDI and mainstream pupils
  • To manage, monitor and evaluate associated resources to ensure they are well used and represent value for money, in line with local policy and procedure
  • Leading on and maintaining effective procedures and practices in all aspects of service provision including professional supervision arrangements, safe working practices and employment procedures.
  • To liase with Ofsted, DfE and Regional Partners to ensure sufficiency is delivered within expected timeframes and meets statutory requirements

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact: alex.groom@walsall.gov.uk

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing date for applications: 11th June 2024.

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Telephone
01922 650000
Location
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
West Midlands
WS1 1TP
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