Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.
Who you are… an experienced school leader, you will be dedicated to improving outcomes for children, young people and families and understand the key role education plays in this. Confident and credible, you will be able to work with early years’ providers and school leaders, Multi Academy Trusts and Teaching Schools to continue the development of sector-led education development. Bringing an enthusiastic and flexible approach, you will be able to gain buy-in to inspirational objectives through an evidence-based understanding of the wide range of issues within the current education agenda.
What we need from you… as a qualified teacher with extensive experience of more than one key stage to include Early Years, you will have successfully delivered whole school improvements and projects. You will know what is needed to successfully sustain education improvement and, utilising this experience, will support and challenge schools and early years’ providers to achieve this. Gathering and analysing pertinent data, you will be able to constructively present an accurate understanding of the local picture and make effective contribution to the shared aim for every child, irrespective of their level of ability and need, to have access to good quality, inclusive education. Excellent organisational, report writing and IT skills, with the ability to work under pressure, will be key to delivering this role.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.
What to do now… Please visit www.rutland.gov.uk for more information about what we do. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gill Curtis, Head of Learning and Skills on 01572 758460 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications will be 24 April 2019 and interviews will take place on 03 May 2019 please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01527 758291.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.