School Support Officer.3597

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Closed for applications on 06/08/2020 23:59
£24,313 and £26,999
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County Hall
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6 Aug
Further Information

Northumberland is a large and varied county containing schools of all types and sizes. We are committed to creating a system of support for all schools which will enable every child to attend a school which is at least good.

We are looking to appoint a School Support Adviser to join the School Governance Team. The team support schools in all aspects of governance and GDPR.

The role entails:
-Providing advice and support to all educational professionals to resolve issues relating to governance and related management matters.
-Providing strategic advice and guidance on all governance related matters.
-Supporting the Local Authority’s role in developing school governing boards to promote high standards in all educational establishments.
-Supporting the School Governance Manager in the operation and development of the service within the Service Level Agreements for governor advice, support and development and GDPR.
-Assist in the delivery of the School Improvement SLA.
-Provide mediation services in the areas of complaints and governor code of conduct issues
-Share good practice and provide challenge to support school improvement and encourage autonomy.
-Provide advice and support to all educational establishments in relation to GDPR guidance.

The post is available for 30 or 37 hours per week and extensive training is available.

We are offering:
-A starting salary between £24,313 and £26,999 (pro rata if part time)
-Flexible working
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

Closing date for applications is midnight on 6th August 2020

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770 975 678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

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This job is closed for applications.