Appeals and Policy Officer

Location
city centre
Salary
£24,964 - £30,785 pa
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
29 Aug 2017
Job Ref
COV000009563
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

You will lead the work of the School Organisation team on school admission appeals including presenting cases at appeal hearings. You will also support the School Organisation Manager on the delivery of policy guidance and effective consultation arrangements for school admissions.

To succeed in this role you will need :
• a thorough understanding of school admissions and appeals legislation and regulations
• representation experience and effective communication skills
• highly developed analytical skills with an ability to focus on detail as well as creative problem-solving skills

We offer a generous holiday allowance. In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and interest-free loans on annual travel cards.

Work Pattern: 37 hours Monday to Thursday 8.30 until 5pm, Fridays 8.30 until 4.30pm

Interview date: 11th September 2017

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible. 

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Job Description & Person Specification