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- Appeals and Policy Officer, UK

Appeals and Policy Officer

Coventry City Council

Salary £24,964 - £30,785 pa

Closes 27 Aug 2017

Job Ref COV000009563

Sector Education

Job Type Administration / Clerical / Secretarial - inc PA, Education - non-schools based

Contract Type Full time permanent

Working Pattern Standard

Hours Full-Time

Site Internal/Redeployment, Redeployment,


You will lead the work of the School Organisation team on school admission appeals including presenting cases at appeal hearings. You will also support the School Organisation Manager on the delivery of policy guidance and effective consultation arrangements for school admissions. 


To succeed in this role you will need : 

• a thorough understanding of school admissions and appeals legislation and regulations 

• representation experience and effective communication skills 

• highly developed analytical skills with an ability to focus on detail as well as creative problem solving skills 


We offer a generous holiday allowance. In addition we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and interest-free loans on annual travel cards.


Interview date: 11th September 2017


Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.


This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers


Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk) and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.


This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible. 


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Job Description & Person Specification



Job posted on 4 August 2017.


Please mention Policy Jobs while applying for this position.