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At ISC we currently have the following vacancies:

Head of Legal and Policy

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) brings together the seven leading professional associations of Heads, Governors and Bursars of independent schools, comprising more than 1,300 independent schools and 500,000 pupils. We are proud to represent some of the world’s leading schools.

We are seeking a Head of Legal and Policy to provide support and guidance for the sector across the full range of legal and policy matters including education, charity, immigration, SEND, social mobility, school partnerships, inspections, data protection, safeguarding and relevant areas of regulatory compliance. The successful candidate will also act as sole inhouse counsel to ISC, providing legal support for the General Secretary, Chairman and Board.

This is a high profile and responsible position and the successful candidate will be confident promoting the sector’s interests directly with Government and other key stakeholders. Critical to our success is the ability to maintain a constructive dialogue with Government and regulators whilst being fearless in campaigning for proportionate and effective regulation.

Applicants should demonstrate a track record of impact and influence in education or a highly regulated sector. Happy working independently and as part of a small team, with the ability to apply legal skills in a common-sense and pragmatic manner, the successful candidate will have a keen interest in education.

Please apply by email to recruitment@isc.co.uk with full cv, covering letter and details of two referees. Find out more information about this job.

PA and Office Administrator

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) brings together the seven leading professional associations of Heads, Governors and Bursars of independent schools, comprising more than 1,300 independent schools and 500,000 pupils. We are proud to represent some of the world’s leading schools.

ISC seeks a PA and Office Administrator to join a dedicated and friendly team of 13 to support the General Secretary and Chairman and to support the running of our central London office including its meeting rooms. This will involve organising and minuting meetings and managing the communication and information flow between the General Secretary and ISC’s member associations as well as internal and external contacts.

Professional and flexible with the ability to take responsibility and use initiative, applicants should also have strong communication skills and be happy to work closely with the General Secretary. The successful applicant will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team. General office experience and IT proficiency are essential with a keen interest in education desirable. Find out more information about this job.