Assistant Director Education and Skills, North Yorkshire

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North Yorkshire County CouncilNorth Yorkshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £95k
Contract term: Permanent

North Yorkshire County Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an assistant director for education and skills in the children and young people's service at North Yorkshire County Council.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record in educational leadership and raising education and skills performance. A person able to demonstrate innovative and visible leadership, deliver strategic vision, with a sharp focus on strong performance management in an increasingly commercial world. You would be joining, geographically, the largest and amongst the best local authority and children’s services in the country at a very challenging but exciting time.

North Yorkshire County Council is pursuing ambitious plans for transformation. We face the steep challenge of balancing the need to make large-scale efficiencies with our plans for modernisation, whilst working through what is an ever-changing educational landscape, and the delivery of excellent service outcomes. Great progress on that journey has been made; we have the ability to invest the resources necessary to ensure that our priorities are met now and into the future.

This role is to lead our education and skills service which is evolving, this requires the post holder to act with clear integrity, transparency and purpose to achieve deeply collaborative and strategic partnerships with educational leaders; in the aim of raising education and skill attainment for every child in this incredible county. Education is the most important gift we can give to our children and is our greatest liberator.

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Address: Early Years Schools, 31-33 Victoria Avenue, Jesmond House, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 845 0349467