Policy Officer (Curriculum for Wales and Welsh in Education)

Closing Date:         Sunday 2nd April 2023

Interview Date:      TBC

Salary:                           Grade 5 - SCP 33 – 41 (£39,493- £47,573)

Term:                             The position is offered on a fixed term basis until 31th March 2024 either by secondment or a fixed term contract.

Politically Restricted:  Yes  

Welsh Language essential: Yes

About the Role

Based within the Education, Lifelong Learning, Culture and Leisure Directorate in the WLGA the post holder will support the Head of Education in providing specialist policy advice and support on all aspects of the Curriculum for Wales and Welsh in Education national strategies and practice.

The role will require a good knowledge and detailed understanding of the provision of education and lifelong learning in Wales.

The post-holder will be a key-contact for the WLGA on policy areas that fall within the remit of the post, including curriculum reform, post-16 provision, qualification and assessment and performance, improvement and pedagogy.

Apply Now!

For an initial discussion about the role and the organisation, please contact Sharon Davies, Head of Education on 07917275203.

To apply, please send a covering letter with a completed application form by the closing date of Sunday 19th March 2023 to:



Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 30th  March 2023.

Shortlisted applicants may be requested to undertake a task before attending for interview, as well as pre-interview tasks on the day, followed by an interview with a selection panel.

The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility to work in the UK. 


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