Inclusion & Attendance Manager
We are looking to appoint an experienced manager to run and develop our services within inclusion. These areas include Inclusion, Exclusion, Fair Access, Licences for work and Performances plus Attendance. The area is both traded and has elements of statutory services for schools.
The person will have a sound knowledge of the education system, will be able to work at a senior level, write reports, analyse data and ensure our statutory processes are working, effective alongside developing our traded offer for schools.
The key qualities required are excellent communication skills both verbal and written, ability to think through complex issues and be solution focused, be able to set clear goals and have a vision for outstanding service delivery and know how to achieve this. Adaptable yet firm, honest and compassionate.
If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Sarah Mills on 07944113293.
Our Education Entitlement service, in our Education and Skills Division, is at the heart of improvements across the education system including Early Years and Alternative Provision.
Coventry has a thriving Education System. We’ve built strong partnerships across our family of schools and over 95% of Primary pupils attend good or outstanding schools (less than 6 years ago, this figure was 42%). All our Special Schools are Ofsted-rated good or outstanding.
‘Coventry is a diverse city and this been recognised with the recent award of the title of UK City of Culture for 2021. In order to shape and deliver our services in an effective way, we want to ensure that we have employees from a range of different backgrounds, identities and different experiences so that we are able to meet the needs of the communities that we serve.’
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
37 hours per week
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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.
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