Pupil Inclusion Officer

3 days left

Coventry One Friargate, Station Square, Coventry
£15439 - £18090
14 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Job Ref
Resourcing Team
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Part Time

The Education Entitlement Service (EES) strives to deliver outstanding services for our customers, predominately the children of Coventry, who may be requiring access to education or alternative education provision. We ensure vulnerable children are appropriately supported; have a voice, that hopefully leads to their high achievement and excellent progress.

The EES is made up of a diverse range of teams all working together to recognise, support and apply innovative solutions to address the growing issues in relation to trying to educate some of our most vulnerable pupils in schools. 

The service is responsible for delivering statutory duties for the Council in respect of:

  • Pupil attendance enforcement
  • 6th day provision for permanently excluded pupils; and 
  • The administration of the Fair Access and Supported Transfer process
Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 


Our Values are:

What is the job role?

An opportunity has arisen for a Fixed Term Temporary Pupil Inclusion Officer post within the Education Inclusion & Attendance Team.

The role is for 29 hours per week until 31 March 2022.

Please note that this role is an administrative position which is office based

Please note that the salary advertised has been adjusted to reflect part-time working.

Internal candidates may wish to consider this role as a secondment opportunity with prior agreement with their line manager.

Reporting to the Inclusion and Attendance Manager you’ll support the local authority to fulfill its statutory duties and responsibilities for school attendance, inclusion, exclusion, and in-year fair access arrangements and securing safeguarding requirements.

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).

Who are we looking for?

To be successful, you’ll need to be someone with a high degree of accuracy, committed to customer care and someone with excellent numeracy, literacy and keyboard skills. You’ll also have had experience of advising parents and schools on policy, guidance or legislation.

You’ll be a good team player who is wholly committed to achieving the very best.  In return, you’ll work with a talented and creative team, one that will support and challenge you every step of the way.

Your application should include:

  1. An example where you’ve needed to be accurate, detailed and precise to achieve service objectives.
  2. An example where you have had to prioritise your workload in a recent role.
  3. Describe a situation where you’ve brought people together to overcome an issue or challenge to enable service objectives to be met.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

Interview date:  11 August 2021

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!

There's a huge buzz about the city - Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.

As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.

Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 

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