School Organisation Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9666
  • Published: Sat 09/01/2021, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,112 - £42,980 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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School Organisation Officer

Team: School Organisation and Capital Planning

Job Family: Providing - CBG12

Salary: £38,112 - £42,980 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Watling house, High Street North, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 25th January 2021

Interview Date: Week Commencing 1st February 2021

More about the role:

Central Bedfordshire is a great place to live and work and it is a particularly popular place for young families. The authority is seeing significant growth and this is forecast to continue. The New School Places Programme and the Schools for the Future Programme are major Council plans to ensure there are enough school places in the right place at the right time. The authority has a statutory requirement to ensure there are enough places for all children that want a school place.

We are looking for a School Organisation Officer . In this key role, you’ll support the work of the School Organisation and Capital Planning Team. You’ll work closely with schools and their leaders, implementing relevant strategies and best practice to ensure the Council has the best schools.

To join us, you’ll need an understanding and experience of the work of the Council’s duty around securing school places. It is important that your experience includes time working across the council’s directorates, key partners including head teachers and governing bodies and stakeholders. You will need to inspire and lead others, promote continuous learning and build strong, productive relationships. Knowledge of school organisation legislation regarding schools and building is desirable.

Join us and take advantage of a generous rewards package, agile working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community. The job is challenging and rewarding, the candidate will need to have leadership skills, be assertive and provide inspiration to stakeholders. 

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

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To apply for this role, you will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack: School Organisation Officer Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Kate Moodey at or call 0300 300 5575

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at

Safeguarding :

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.   

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications submitted via our online system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please click here for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.

How to Apply

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Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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