About the role
We wish to appoint a skilled Governor Development and Admissions Officer who will be responsible for providing support and advice around school governance and overseeing the admissions code of practice and issues related to compliance in all Church of England Schools across the Diocese.
It is a challenging but interesting role - no two days are the same.
Your key duties will include :
developing, implementing, and delivering a programme of training and support for church school governors
advising school governing bodies and headteachers
managing the Foundation Governor recruitment and appointment process
in partnership with Local Authorities, supporting governors in handling complaints and disciplinary issues in accordance with current legislation and policies
working with the Senior Leadership team to address leadership and management issues in schools with the purpose of raising standards and improving outcomes for children
overseeing and supporting of the admissions process for church schools, in liaison with the Local Authority and Department for Education.
The successful candidate will need a wide range of skills including :
the ability to deliver training to Governors and Headteachers
the capacity to own an up-to-date knowledge of current Government policy regarding school governance and school admissions in Church of England schools
excellent oral and written communication skills
The ability to establish effective working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including governors, headteachers and local government officers
The post holder is required to support the ethos, aims and objectives of the Diocese and the Church of England and will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.
The role is based in Hove, and we offer additional benefits such as free parking, a range of staff development activities and the Diocesan Pension Scheme with 15.
1% employer contribution.
All applications should be made through Pathways https : / / pathways.churchofengland.org / job / pathways / 2456 / governor-development-and-admissions-officer