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Cardiff Council

Admissions Manager
Job Category: Education - Professional/Support
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Education & Lifelong Learning
Grade: Grade 9
Salary: £36,876 - £39,782
Closing date: 25/06/2019

The Education directorate is seeking an experienced and highly motivated manager to lead the schools admissions team and be responsible for the management of the agreed Admissions policy for Cardiff.

Reporting to the Partnerships & Performance Manager, you will manage admissions applications for nursery, primary and secondary schools in the city and ensure that in-year admissions and transfers are processed in an efficient and timely manner. You will also manage admissions appeals, ensuring appropriate representation at appeals hearings, in collaboration with legal services.

We are looking for a well organised, efficient and resilient manager to lead this frontline service for education, at a time of significant increasing demand for school places in the city. An excellent team manager, able to continually improve performance and business processes, you will play a critical role in delivering high quality customer services.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Suzanne Scarlett, Partnerships & Performance Manager on (029) 2087 2890.

This is a full-time, substantive post located in County Hall.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.   Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from under represented individuals:
aged under 25
not in employment, education or training
from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community and LGBT+ communities
able to communicate fluently in Welsh

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