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.