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Information Governance Officer

Location
Surrey, UK
School
GLF Schools
Hours
Part Time
Salary
Starting £35,000 FTE
Posted
9th May 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
6th June 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1236274
Job Reference
IGO22
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1236274

Flexible working + Career development + Staff benefits + CPD + Pension scheme (Local Government)

Your Opportunity

We are ideally seeking an experienced subject matter expert on data protection, information governance and privacy, who would like to use this expertise to support our schools. The Information Governance Officer (IGO) will be the designated Data Protection Officer for the Trust, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, and working closely with the Chief Information Officer.

The key objective of the role will be to ensure compliance with UK Data Protection legislation and the Freedom of Information act, developing training, guidance, systems and monitoring to deliver this. 

We are looking to recruit for a minimum of 25 hours per week and have flexibility to offer a term-time or an all-year round contract. We can offer flexible working arrangements including staggered start times and finishes, hybrid working, compressed hours. Please indicate in your supporting statement (within the application form) your preferred working pattern. This post can be based at any of our Trust offices (Crawley, Caterham, Banstead, Camberley or Banbury). 

We are also interested in hearing from candidates have experience of working with school data and systems and would be willing to undertake training to fulfil this role. If you would like to find out more about this role please contact the Trust Office (details can be found in the attached recruitment pack).


Join Our Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 41 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 41 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

Our Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Starting salary: £35,000 FTE (to be pro-rata'd accordingly depending on working patterns)

Hours: Minimum of 25 hours a week

Start date: As soon as possible

Advert Closing Date: 5th June 2022

Interview Date: 22nd June

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification within our attached recruitment pack for more information and before applying.

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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