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An Interim Head of School Place Planning for this London Council to lead the Council’s approach to a professional, responsive School Property, Places & Admissions service across the Local Authority for all internal and external stakeholders, leading the team whilst providing support and development to them. Ensuring that all statutory and mandatory requirements are strategically planned, aligned and available to all stakeholders. And to provide strategic oversight of place planning data, trends and actions, liaison schools and trusts and consultative groups and across the council, supporting on new school developments with the DfE, transformation experience,  monitoring of trends in school preferences and admissions including SEN. Liaise with Head Teachers and other professionals and also internally within the Senior Management Team across Children’s Services and the wider Council.

Key skills and experience:
  • Previous Head of service within Local Authority
  • Extensive place planning experience and SCAP
  • Experience working with education capital delivery
  • Experience liaising with DfE on implementation and commissioning of free schools and PSBP projects

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Education & Children

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