As a directorate People are responsible for a wide range of services to the residents of Cumbria. The functional area of the Inclusion Service includes all services directly connected with meeting statutory duties in ensuring fair admissions providing support for SEN and permanently excluded pupils and championing educational excellence in all schools through its school improvement function.
If you are interested in being part of a team that is committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for children and their families and you have the ability to work under pressure we would like to hear from you!
We are looking for an experienced and successful administrator to provide top level business support to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Team and excellent customer service to families partners and other agencies.
Candidates must possess excellent literacy numeracy and ICT skills as well as high level organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will present a confident professional image to the immediate SEND Team and other colleagues within the Directorate.
Closing date: 30/01/2022
Interview date: 10/02/2022
We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users however if there are any issues with accessing this technology we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.
Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed we are happy to discuss.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.
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