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Senior School Quality Assurance Officers
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Position Title: Senior School Quality Assurance Officer x 2
Salary: SS2 £64,574 to £71,295 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Citywide
Reference: MCC180327AA/16

We are looking to recruit Senior School Quality Assurance Officers who are looking to work within a challenging and rewarding complex environment. Manchester’s ethos is to build on the strengths of our people to ensure that everyone may benefit from the economic growth of our City. Our children and young people are at the heart of this – our ambition is to ensure that they are equipped with the skills,motivation and aspiration to be the next generation of our great City’s innovators and achievers.

Key opportunities and challenges for working in Manchester:
  • 88% of good or better schools, but we recognise we need to improve further
  • Year on year improved outcomes but our aim is to close the gap between national averages and Manchester’s outcomes
  • Diverse and growing population
  • High number of international new arrivals
  • Rapid expansion of school provision in the city
Manchester has a strong collaboration of schools and settings which continue to work as a single family of schools in partnership with the Council. The Senior School Quality Assurance Officer, by working as part of the Education team within Children’s services and in collaboration with our schools and settings, plays a key role in ensuring Manchester City Council meets its commitments to ensuring children and young people are safe, happy, healthy and successful.

Our benefits include:
  • Membership of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (a career average-salary scheme).
  • An Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, allowing you to buy up to five additional days’ leave via salary sacrifice
  • Agile working arrangements, giving you access to mobile-working technology and empowering you to work flexibly
  • A lump sum of up to £9,230 in relocation support (conditions apply)
  • Employee Discount Scheme‚Äč
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal Development Programme
  • Annual Awards for Excellence and Staff Recognition
If you are looking for a new challenge in an environment that can truly make a difference to children and young people we would like to hear from you.

An assessment centre will be held for these roles on Thursday 19 April 2018 from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm.

The assessment will consist of a data exercise, a group activity and an interview.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.  

Role Profile: Senior School Quality Assurance Officer.pdf
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