School Admissions Advisor
We are looking for two individuals to be part of a service that is key in supporting thousands of children’s access to education each year.
Working 36.5 hours a week, you will be part of a team assisting with the effective and efficient administration of school admissions, appeals and fair access to all primary & secondary maintained schools and academies in Birmingham, in accordance with the published admissions criteria, statutory Codes of Practice and Birmingham City Council policies and procedures.
The role requires a strong customer focus and positive and solution focused attitude. You will need excellent communication skills in order to offer advice and guidance on complex school admission, appeal and fair access matters to members of the public, schools, academies and elected members.
You will also be dealing with large volumes of work which you will be required to produce to an accurate and high standard whilst working under pressure to meet strict statutory deadlines.
You must have the ability to deal with complex and highly sensitive issues and be fully committed to helping schools/academies and families in order to safeguard and to achieve the best possible future outcomes for children and young people.
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
All applications must be made online - CVs will not be accepted.
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.
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