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Place Planning Officer

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£41,820 – £46,203 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RF 


Closing date:01 August 2021 at midnight 

We are looking for an exceptional individual to help Leicestershire to deliver our statutory responsibilities in ensuring all children can access a high-quality local school place.
Leicestershire is in a period of significant growth with thousands of new homes being built and 23 new schools planned. This is a varied role and the successful candidate will carry out a range of functions relating to school organisation, capital projects and pupil place planning.
As School Place Planning Officer you will be responsible for an area of the County and work with partners to ensure that the education infrastructure can meet the demand for school places and where additional places are required, those places are delivered in the right place and at the right time.
This role would suit someone looking to develop their career working across the organisation and with external partners at a more strategic level. You will be actively involved in defining the strategic brief for new projects, managing the new school presumption process, engaging with our delivery partners and key stakeholders from inception through to completion to ensure that all projects are delivered on time and are aligned with the communities they serve.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page
For informal enquires please contact Sue Owen , Tel: 0116 305 6847 Email: 

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce. 
We are on a journey to be an inclusive department where a culture to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded and discrimination challenged at every level together as a department. We warmly welcome those from all cultures, ethnicities and beliefs - this diversity is vital to our journey and is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our children and families.
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