Compliance Officer Jobs Vacancy at Eton College Eton
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Key Tasks and Responsibilities
- Ensure the Executive Leadership Team and Provost & Fellows are kept informed of all relevant changes in guidance and legislation in the following areas:
- Regulatory Requirements affecting independent schools (Independent Schools Standards Regulations and National Minimum Standards for Boarding Schools) and the Independent Schools Inspectorate’s Commentary in respect of those
- Student Visas and Home Office immigration requirements for pupils and staff
- Other schools related legislation
- Maintaining professional memberships (ISBA, AGBIS, BSA, ISC) and distributing items of current awareness/professional updates to relevant individuals.
- Ensuring the school is ready (on an ongoing basis) for Inspection by ISI by:
- Initiating (where necessary), developing, and reviewing the school’s policies on an ongoing basis and ensuring statutory polices are up to date and in place;
- Checking all school policies against the ISI Commentary for Regulatory Requirements and ensuring compliance, both on paper and in practice;
- Working with the Lower Master to ensure the pre-Inspection paperwork is up to date for both Regulatory Compliance Inspection and Educational Quality Inspections with Focused Compliance;
- Keeping the school’s entries on the ISI portal up to date;
- Ensuring the Information required for Inspection is available and uploaded to the area of the school’s intranet for Inspectors;
- Working with the HR Director to ensure the Single Central Register of Appointments is up to date and visa / right to work information is handled appropriately;
- Attending ISI and other relevant training sessions and communicating requirements and best practice to the ELT and to staff generally
- Proactively planning the logistics for school inspection;
- Developing communications to promote a compliance led culture among staff
- Completing the ISC, DfE and other census documents
- Identifying areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; developing action plans to mitigate risks and monitoring their implementation;
- Updating and maintaining the Regulatory Risk section of the School’s Risk Register;
- Administering the work of the Inspection Committee of the ELT and the Regulatory and Compliance Committee of the P&F, including setting the agenda with the Chair of the Committee, ensuring papers are prepared and taking minutes;
- Assisting Clerk & Legal Advisor with other compliance-related areas, eg data protection.
- Ensuring a robust compliance control system is in place to record accurately amendments to policies, version control, policy approval, scheduling of updates and maintenance of a policy archive;
- Developing a programme of monitoring to enable the Provost & Fellows, as school governors, to undertake appropriate monitoring to satisfy themselves of the school’s regulatory compliance.
Qualifications and Training
- University Degree level or equivalent
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting independent schools and knowledge of current ISI Inspection Regime
- Policy review experience
- Internal audit experience
- Experience of regulatory framework relating to governance and charitable organisations
- Ability to work confidently with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders with due regard to their potential levels of influence on the school and its operation
- Advanced IT and MS Office skills: Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint
- Familiarity with using intranets and websites to disseminate information
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Very high degree of accuracy/attention to detail
- Knowledge of document management systems
- Self-motivated, able to take own initiative
- “Can do” attitude, calm under pressure and able to manage a busy workload with sometimes rapidly shifting priorities
- Conscientious, practical and well-organised
- Confident and personable
- Conduct self with professionalism, tact and diplomacy at all times
Committed to the wellbeing and safeguarding of children
The Salary for this position is £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependant on experience.