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School Organisation Project Officer

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
£41,952- £48,663
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy.

We’re home to the most important conversations happening today.

We’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all. Camden’s Schools are an essential part of our offer to the community.

All Camden’s Schools are rated either Good or Outstanding. It is essential that we support our schools and fulfil our statutory duties ensuring that we have a sustainable school system that promotes high quality outcomes for all Camden’s children

The Role

The Council has retained a number of statutory Education functions that this role supports. These are supporting our Education Finance team in ensuring the financial sustainability and mandatory financial reporting from our schools.

Supporting our school organisation function, ensuring that there are the right number of school places for our residents.

Supporting our capital delivery teams with project based in schools. Supporting and helping to manage the relationship and commissioning arrangements with Camden Learning, our separate school improvement partner.

At wider level this role will support the implementation and development of policies that support the continued success of our schools and their pupils not least the implementation of new Camden Education Strategy.

You will spend a lot of time talking with schools, headteachers and governors supporting individual school-based projects and changes.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

You will have experience of managing projects within a Local Government or School environment and be confident in communicating with a range of professionals.

Specifically the post holder would be expected to have substantial experience of working in one or more of these areas and the ability to gain an understanding and knowledge of a number of others

You will have experience and understanding of local government and s strong communication and report writing skills.

You will have a ability to analyse and understand a range of information and data; also effectively use a wide evidence base to solve challenging problems.

 Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the

Job Profile under the “About You” section.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden 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 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 7974 4444
Town Hall
Judd Street
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