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Lead Officer - School Improvement

  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: 010/20/133069
  • Published: Thu 10/09/2020, 8:10 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JNC 2 - (£56,032 - £61,635 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, Blaenau Gwent

This is an exciting opportunity for an Education professional to lead on the strategic development and delivery of the Council’s school improvement agenda. This is a key new role that will drive forward continued improvements in performance for the Education Directorate, particularly learner outcomes across the County Borough.

We are looking to appoint a highly driven, talented and experienced individual to lead on the Council’s strategic school improvement agenda who will contribute extensively to the delivery of our Vision for Education, based on a school-led self-improving system.

The school improvement professional that we are looking for will lead on school improvement performance management within the Education Directorate, highlighting strengths/areas for development and implementing plans to improve school and local authority outcomes across the County Borough. 

The successful candidate will require a strong track record in delivering improved learner achievement, be able to facilitate school to school collaboration, have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and have the ability to influence educational professionals at both a strategic and operational level. 

Qualifications essential for the position are:- 

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Senior Leadership/Management experience 

We welcome applications from candidates who feel that they can make a positive and meaningful contribution to the progression of school improvement in Blaenau Gwent.  

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement. 

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records. 

Closing Date:          Thursday, 24th September, 2020 - 12:00am, midnight 

Shortlisting Date:   Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 

Interview Date:        Tuesday, 6th October 2020 

Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams

This post is also available as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager.

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  • JD - Lead Officer - School Improvement
  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: 010/20/133069
  • Published: Thu 10/09/2020, 8:10 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 24/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JNC 2 - (£56,032 - £61,635 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, Blaenau Gwent

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