Assistant Director, Learning and Achievement, Southwark

Closing date:New this week

Southwark CouncilSouthwark

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: up to £96,000
Contract term: Permanent

Join Southwark and help to raise standards and improve the life chances of children and young people across our borough. We are looking for an experienced professional with commitment, energy, ambition and a can-do attitude who can lead a highly successful team to make a difference.
You will embed a strategic approach to how we monitor, support, advise and challenge education providers and promote improved educational outcomes for all children, young people and Post 16 across Southwark. As a natural relationship builder, you will work with the of?ce of the Regional Schools Commissioner, Ofsted, DfE and other external agencies and promote Southwark schools and academies and our wider educational ambitions and achievements.

You will have experience of leading and managing teams including early years, school improvement, adult education, governors, in pursuit of Southwark’s drive to ensure all educational provision is good or outstanding, develop a wider post 16 offer and ensure that vulnerable pupils make good progress. We work collaboratively and you will be liaising with other services including social care, health, housing and community safety to provide a joined up approach to supporting young people and their families. A credible and skilled professional with political acumen, you will demonstrate a proven ability in implementing and evaluating strategies for school improvement and have a good understanding of how school to school support can be developed.

For more information click on ‘Apply’ or contact Greg Hayes at Gatenby Sanderson on 0203 854 2209.
Closing Date: Monday 6 January 2020.

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