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Lawyer (Education) (2 Posts)

Salary details: £ - £

County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 12 £41,765 - £45,149 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
31 March 2024

Education Lawyer (2 posts)


£41,765 to £45,149 - Plus market leading package (see below)

We are accepting CV’s for these positions so it’s easier than ever to apply! Just click on “Apply for this job”, register and upload your CV. Please also upload a covering letter detailing how you meet the Person profile and would be able to fulfil the job Profile.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways, and you will enjoy an excellent range of benefits at Derbyshire County Council.

We recognise that our workforce are our greatest asset and we are currently looking for inspired and proactive people who are committed to new ways of thinking and working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Legal department for three Lawyers to join our expanding  and successful Family, Safeguarding and Education team dealing with a wide range of education legal queries, providing legal support to schools in delivering our legal traded service and SEND.   

The Job and Person Profiles contain full details of the skills and experience you need to have for the role. 

In return for your commitment, we offer you a market leading package of:

  • 27 days of annual leave plus another 5 once you reach 5 years of continuous service, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Flexi time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases
  • Access to a comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • and much more!

Legal Services are contractually based in Matlock Derbyshire. As flexible workers, we are able to work from home but it is a requirement that you will be able to work in the office once per week and attend face to face Tribunal hearings or meetings, where necessary. The team are very approachable and have developed very strong and resilient arrangements for communication and support. There'll be an opportunity to discuss future working arrangements at interview.

We are always pleased to hear from talented people so if you're looking to join a dynamic team and have the skills and experience we're looking for, then we'd like to hear from you.

If after reading the documentation supplied you would like to have an informal chat about this role, please get in touch with Sarah Gee, Senior Solicitor (sarah.gee@derbyshire.gov.uk) or Angela Baldwin, Principal Solicitor (angela.baldwin@derbyshire.gov.uk)

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here