North Tyneside Council
Assistant Director (Education)
Changing Lives, Creating Brighter Futures
We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Director of Childrens Services with the vision, innovation and drive to lead on all of our education, learning and skills services for a brighter and stronger future.
We have strong foundations on which to build a better future for children and young people in the borough and are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our senior team to lead and shape a whole system that delivers the best of lifelong learning for our residents.
Our Early Years and School Improvement Service provides challenge and support to schools with the aim of ensuring that every young person in the borough attends a school in which they experience high quality teaching and achieve well. Overall, young people in North Tyneside achieve above the national average in almost all key indicators as a result of collaboration and innovation.
The Employment and Skills Service develops and manages a fully integrated service covering information, advice and guidance, employability and learning and skills. It also offers opportunities for employment and skills development with economic investment and area regeneration activity across North Tyneside.
The Education, Learning and Skills service as a whole actively supports and facilitates partnership working to further improve outcomes for young people.
The postholder will be key to ensuring that the council delivers on its future agenda.
If you would like further information on this post please contact Jacqui Old, Head of Health, Education, Care & Safeguarding on 0191 643 7006 or David Griffiths Interim Assistant Director, Education on 0191 643 8581
How to Apply
To apply for this position please click this link.
Closing date for applicants - 29/09/2019
Interviews will be held week commencing 14th October 2019.
This post is politically restricted within the terms of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
Please be advised that this position will require a standard check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.