School Standards Manager

3 days left

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£49,916 - £57,335 per annum
25 Aug 2021
27 Sep 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Help to deliver excellence in School Standards

In Kensington and Chelsea, we put local people and businesses at the heart of decision-making. Working in partnership with our community to deliver responsive, effective and efficient services, we are committed to working creatively and innovatively to better support our population. Working as part of our Bi-borough Children’s Services with Westminster City Council will provide a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

We have set our ambitions high for the children and young people of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Our services, which include education, family services and safeguarding, have been rated Outstanding by Ofsted, and our drive to be the best doesn’t stop there.

By working with us, you will have the opportunity to make a difference to young people in one of the world’s most diverse cities. If you would like to play a part in this unique team, please take a look at the vacancy below.

The Role:

As the Bi-borough School Standards Manager, you’ll play a central role in managing the service budget and shaping our traded offer to schools. Managing partnerships and supporting the Deputy Director of Education will be key responsibilities. There will be a high-volume and varied workload to manage across areas ranging from HR and IT to finance and admin support.

The variety and extent of the role offers reward and challenge in equal measure. Your ability to multitask and prioritise will be tested to the full, while the need to manage a range of requests will see you learn and grow. It also means you’ll be highly valued.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

As well as experience in successfully managing administrative services, you’ll have worked with senior leaders to support service delivery. IT literate in a range of systems, you’ll combine budget management skills with experience in managing and minuting a range of meetings and prioritising a busy and varied workload.

An excellent all-round and literate communicator and people and performance manager, you’ll pride yourself on your high standards of delivery.

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

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