School Effectiveness Adviser (Secondary/Special), Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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Herts for Learning LimitedStevenage, Hertfordshire

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Start date: Ideally a January start
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Band 6 - FTE £60,000 - £66,000 (pro rata for part-time)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a senior leader or school improvement professional who is passionate about supporting and helping schools to develop?

If you want to make a difference as a system leader and are looking for a new opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is the largest Schools Company in the UK delivering school improvement services. Developed from Hertfordshire Local Authority’s education services, the company is now owned and accountable directly to schools through its Board of Directors.

HfL is looking to recruit a School Effectiveness Adviser to work as part of a team supporting secondary schools and settings (mainstream and special.) This post will be high profile and focused on system leadership to improve outcomes for all students.

You will be expected to work alongside Headteachers and senior leaders, supporting their self-evaluation, quality assurance and continuous improvement planning. As part of our team, you will be able to utilise your skills and experience to develop new products and services that meet the needs of the range of settings and schools that we support. You will be self-motivated, flexible and be prepared to travel to schools throughout Hertfordshire and beyond (travel allowance paid).

We are looking for an excellent leader, with a successful background within a school, and/or local authority or MAT setting. Experience of school inspections is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be hard working and self-motivated, have a proven track record of success in raising achievement and the ability to lead and inspire others. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of and across teams are essential for this very important role.

In return, you can expect excellent conditions of employment and exciting professional development opportunities. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful team and have a significant impact on large numbers of students across a range of settings.

If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Rachel Macfarlane (Director of Education Services) on  or Liz Shapland (Deputy Education Services Director - Secondary) on

To apply for the role, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to

To discuss any queries with the application process, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or

We would love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications:  16th September 2018 at 5pm
Interview date: TBC

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Address: Roberston House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2FQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 845111
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