Social Mobility CommissionersAnnounced
|Body:||Social Mobility Commission|
|Appointing Department:||Department for Education|
|Location:||Commissioners will not be required to work from a specific location. However, it will be necessary to attend meetings and events across the UK which may require overnight stays.|
|Number of Vacancies:||To be decided depending on the field of applications|
|Remuneration:||This post will be remunerated at a day rate of £250. Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed, including travel expenses and subsistence. As a post holder appointed for a limited duration, you will not be eligible for compensation upon the ending of your appointment|
|Time Requirements:||The Commissioners will be expected to prepare for Commission meetings and liaise with the Secretariat outside meetings. The Commissioners will be expected to spend approximately one day per month on Commission business.|
Closed for Applications
Expected 02.08.18 (subject to change)
Final Interview Date
Interviews are expected to take place on 17th, 18th and 19th September (subject to change)
Emran Mian Added 13/07/2018
Director of Strategy and Social Mobility at DfE, • Departmental Official
Ruby McGregor-Smith Added 13/07/2018
Non-executive board member at the Department for Education • Independent Member
Dame Martina Milburn Added 13/07/2018
Chair of the Social Mobility Commission • Representative of Organisation
|These roles are an exciting opportunity to shape the social mobility agenda over the coming years, helping the achievement of the government’s goal of improving social mobility and acting as an advocate for this important issue.
|The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the Chair in ensuring that the remit of the Commission is fulfilled fully, promptly and properly. They will be advocates for social mobility and help to drive change both within and outside government. We are keen to recruit candidates who have a passion for making a difference and have made a practical impact in their field. Examples of areas we would welcome applications from candidates with expertise in include: business; HR; Further Education; and digital communications. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following experience and skills:
The appointment will be made by Ministers for a period of no longer than three years, subject to performance. Reappointments beyond the three year term are subject to performance and to clearance by the Prime Minister.
The Chair is responsible for assessing the performance of the Commissioners.
How to Apply
|To apply for this post, please submit:
Your application and all accompanying documentation and information must be sent to PublicAppointments.APPLICATIONS@education.gov.uk to arrive by 23:00 on 25 July. Please quote reference ‘Social Mobility Commission Commissioners 2018’ in the subject line on all applications.
Your application must be submitted in a format that is compatible with Word 2016/PDF Adobe Reader. Please use Arial font 12 in all communications.
Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email to confirm that you have applied.
|Annex A - Commissioners Applicant Pack|
|Annex-B - Candidate Application Form|
|Annex C - Public Appointments Privacy Notice|
|Annex D - Diversity Monitoring Form|