School Admissions Service Manager

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
School Admissions Service Manager - Local Authority - South East

6-9 months Interim Contract - ASAP Start - £350-400 per day

Skills – School Admissions – school appeals - data planning - in year admissions - fair access panels

An exciting new opportunity for a school admissions specialist has arisen for a Local Authority in the South East of England.

I am looking for an experienced school admissions service manager to lead the management of school admissions and appeals in order to maintain strategic consultation in line with statutory regulations.

You will be responsible for the day to day function of staff within the school admissions department developing and maintaining processes within the authority in order to successfully contribute to the school admissions and appeals programme for schools. It is essential you have worked at management level previously for a local authority and are able to lead the development of attendance and pupil welfare in order to streamline and contribute to the overall aim in respect of the government agenda.

To succeed in this role you must have -

  • Experience in a similar position for a Local Authority - this is essential
  • Be able to lead the School Admissions Team and oversee day to day management
  • Ensure that the Team’s School Admission functions are carried out effectively to a high standard
  • Lead on service delivery and continuous improvement in the School Admissions service area
  • Support Head of Service in dealing with difficult admission cases under the Local Fair Access Protocol.
  • Coordination of reports for sensitive and complex matter i.e. school places, admission appeals etc
  • Act as strategic commissioner to achieve spending reductions and income targets.

The role is high profile and challenging and you will need to be innovative, resilient and able to work at a fast pace. You will need to form positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders devising and coordinating strategies for school admissions.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity and are available at short notice please forward your up to date CV and reference contact details or call Ailidh Tullis on 0117 929 3812.

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