School Sustainability Lead Officer

Warwickshire County Wide
£61,549 - £67,257
07 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
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School Sustainability Lead Officer

£61,549 - £67,257 - Pro Rata

County Wide


24 hours per week


An exciting opportunity to join the Education Services School Improvement Team and its work which focusses on support and challenge for all schools in Warwickshire.  This is an important role which will make a critical contribution to school improvement work and will focus on school performance, developing sustainable schools and collaboration with key stakeholders, partners and other services.


As a Lead Officer you will be part of the team which fulfils the Local Authority’s statutory duties to ensure school performance and standards are of the highest quality. This particular sustainability role is responsible for working with schools to address challenges such as school organisational change, schools in exceptional circumstances and supporting recovery work, for example improving resource management and addressing deficit budgets.


The role  involves review, planning and commissioning to respond to school needs, including coordination with other services, regulatory bodies, internal senior management and key partners and agencies.   You will be responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are available to enable change required to effect necessary improvements in schools. Additionally, you will be required to help facilitate the work of the Education Service’s Strategic Sustainability Action Group


A priority function of this work is to establish and maintain effective working relationships with primary, secondary and special schools and other education settings as appropriate.  This is essential to the successful influencing, monitoring and challenging work necessary to effectively carry out this role.

The School Sustainability Lead Officer will work closely with school leadership, governance and stakeholders on key strategic and management issues.


An important aspect of the work is maintaining an effective relationship with the family of schools across Warwickshire  to ensure we achieve the best possible outcomes for our children and  young people. The person appointed will bring a strong commitment and energy to working with schools to address challenges they face in relation to sustainability and peformance

For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here


For further details about the role please contact Kim Garcia via email on


Closing date - 21st September

Interviews - 24th September


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

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You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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