School Support Officer.3597

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/07/2021 23:59
£24,982 - 27,741
Hours per week:
30 or 37 hour contract
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
8 Jul
Further Information

School Support Officer 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 Officer 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 £24,982 and £27,741 (pro rata if part time)
-Flexible working (Currently working from home)
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For a copy of the job description/person specification please click see the supporting documents.

Closing date:- Midnight on 8th July 2021

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 contact Michelle Pringle - michelle.pringle@northumberland.gov.uk or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

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 Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07790557335 or jag.stockham@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.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.