Director of Education – Island of Sark, Sark

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The States of GuernseySark

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £87,000 – 103,000 (pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT WHILST THE ISLAND OF SARK IS WITHIN THE BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY IT IS SELF GOVERNED AND THIS EMPLOYMENT IS NOT WITH THE STATES OF GUERNSEY BUT WITH THE ISLAND OF SARK.

‘Education is the greatest gift we can give our children, and essential for the future of our island.’

Our unique school currently caters for less than 35 children, so classes are small with an average of 12 pupils per class. We are situated in a modern, purpose built school on the idyllic island of Sark, in the Channel Islands.

We are seeking an experienced, strategic leader as Director of Education for Sark.  This role will allow for flexible working arrangements with regular visits to Sark and reporting to the Education Committee of our parliament, Chief Pleas, the Director of Education will provide professional expertise and leadership for education for the people of Sark.

The successful candidate will combine a track record of highly successful school leadership experience with the vision and strategic capabilities to guide the development of the education provision for a unique environment. He or she will have strong communication and relationship- building skills, together with a high level of gravitas and professional authority.

This position will be pro-rata for 4 to 5 days per month with flexible working arrangements agreed with the Education Committee.

The closing date for applications is 14 December 2018. Interviews will take place 3 and 4 January 2019.

For further information on the role please contact Pauline Mallinson, Chair of the Education Committee on 01883 340187 or pauline.mallinson@gov.sark.gg



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