Please note, this role is working for Camden Learning not Camden Council.
About Camden Learning
Camden Learning is a local education partnership established in 2017 and jointly owned by Camden’s schools and Camden Council. It was created for the benefit of all our children, young people, and schools, with a core focus on school improvement.
We have made good progress in building Camden Learning and developing greater capacity locally for a school-led system. We have a strong relationship with schools and have worked closely with leaders to put the architecture in place to provide stronger and more creative connections between them.
We are seeking to recruit a Court Officer for the Pupil Attendance Service to join our Camden Learning team. We are looking for an experienced proactive individual to join and enhance our team of hardworking, passionate and friendly staff. This is a critical post within the Pupil Attendance Service within Camden Learning; The Court Officer post holder is responsible for ensuring each legal case is clearly evidenced and that pursuing legal proceedings is an efficient use of the council’s resources. You will be responsible for issuing penalty notices and offering advice on court cases for non-school attendance to the team and to schools within Camden. Successful candidates will need to be self-motivated and be able to demonstrate an ability to work on their own initiative
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity it is essential the successful candidate is educated to GCSE level including english or holds an equivilent level 2 quaification. You will have an excellent working knowledge of education legislation in particular relevant to attendance, pupils out of school, exclusions of pupils and safeguarding. The successful candidate will have an in-depth understanding of the issues for families that impact on school attendance and how to influence others to effect change in practice in relation to school attendance and punctuality. You will be fully proficient using MS Office packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel with the ability to meet tight deadlines and can work well under pressure. Additionally you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals including young people.
If you are a highly organised pro active individual who has demstrable successful experience of working collaboratively with others in local community, local authority, partner agency or third sector settings we would love to hear from you.
How to Apply
The closing date for submission of applications will be Sunday 23rd October 2022 at 23:59. To apply, please send your CV accompanied by a statement of application which should be no more than two pages of A4. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details of the role or to discuss any aspect of the opportunity please contact Camden Learning via email@example.com
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Learning to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
Asking for Adjustments
Camden Learning is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org