Business & Transactional Services aims to provide a range of financial support services designed to support maintained schools and to act as the schools’ finance business partner of choice.
Schools Workforce Data - Q3
The HR Service is now able to produce aggregated data on the workforce across all our Maintained Schools. The information will be published quarterly on Traded Services and includes:Staffing Levels by Post CategorySickness Absence LevelsStaffing Levels by Contract TypeTeacher Staffing Levels by GenderSupport Staffing Levels by GenderFull and Part Time Teacher Staffing LevelsStaffing Levels by Age RangeThe current data refers to Quarter 3 as at 01 February 2020 and all the data on this page is also available to download. Please see the attached brochure on the right hand side of this page for more information.Further explanatory notes are available to download and you can find these on the right hand side of the page.We hope you find this information of interest.Please note that in order to view all of the tables and charts you will need to hover the cursor over them and then click on the left or right arrows.
Schools Library Service
The Schools Library Service (SLS) supports learning in schools by providing quality resources, expertise and advice. By using the Schools Library Service schools, academies and early years settings can save time and get greater value for money, can access resources to support curriculum needs, can keep schools’ own resources updated and take full advantage of professional expertise and specialist knowledge. By working with secondaries and their families of schools SLS aim to help improve pupils’ literacy attainment. We aim to stimulate the enjoyment of books and reading and encourage the lifelong skills required for independent learning.
Disclosure & Barring Service
OUR SERVICE - WORKING FOR YOUWakefield Council has been a Registered Body with the DBS since the introduction of CRB checks in March 2002.We have a wide range of experience and knowledge of DBS legislation and processing of the relevant checks.We have recently expanded our status to become an Umbrella Body and the Wakefield Council online system means we can now carry out online DBS checks for all our employees as well as our partner organisations.DBS ChecksOur Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) process is a quick, easy and secure means of obtaining a DBS check which allows employers to access the criminal record history of people working, or seeking to work, in certain positions, especially those that involve working with children or vulnerable adults and for other legislative requirements such as taxi licensing.Wakefield Council offers employers an online DBS service and we are confident that this provides one of the fastest and simplest criminal record checking services available. Over 85% of Enhanced DBS checks are returned within 5 - 8 working days.**The turnaround time for DBS checks can take longer if you have a common name, have changed your name, have multiple addresses or if you have prior convictions.The benefits are:No more paper No more chasing Disclosure Certificates No more postage costs No more lost formsAutomatic error checking100% secure access, anywhere, by PC, laptop or iPhoneCompliance with the General Data Protection RegulationsQuicker decisions
Financial Advice & Guidance
Financial Services aims to provide a range of financial support services designed to support maintained schools and to act as the schools’ finance business partner of choice.