We are excited to be recruiting to a rare vacancy in our expanding School Admissions team. The team follow a hybrid working pattern of working from home and collaborative working located at the Council House in Solihull town centre.
As Senior Admissions Officer you will support the School Admissions Team Leader in the delivery of school admissions service supporting the Council’s objective in getting the best outcomes for children and young people, particularly those who are vulnerable.
In this challenging but rewarding position, you will take a lead role in the preparation and presentation of appeals and support the Admissions Team Leader in the delivery of the annual cycle of intake applications for all appropriate rounds and in the delivery of the in-year process. You will also be required to support the delivery of independent, impartial advice and guidance and support to parents to enable them to make realistic and well-informed preferences for school places.
You will need:
We are a well-established, experienced and supportive team, who are able to offer a broad range of flexible working arrangements and a strong ethos towards maintaining a good work life balance, including up to 24 days flexi leave per year, the opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year and the option to work from home.
You will also have access to other employee benefits including our staff discount card, our local government pension scheme, and our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service.
Whilst this post is offered on a full- time basis, applications for part time working would be considered.
To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question regarding this post, please contact Nicola Eatherington, Admissions Team Leader, on 0121 704 6726.
Please note we do not accept CV’s for this post.
Closing date – 23rd October 2022
Interviews will be held 4th November 2022.
This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.
Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £31,895.00-£37,568.00 per year
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Solihull
Reference ID: SOL4877