Director of Education, Islington

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The Careers and Enterprise Company LimitedIslington

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team of an organisation that aims to radically improve careers and enterprise support for all young people.

The Director of Education is a critical new role for the Company, sitting on our Senior Leadership team and leading all our engagement with, and resources for, the education sector. We are looking for an inspirational leader who is engaging with stakeholders and supportive of their team, and a strong project manager, able to scope, manage and deliver key projects and resources to drive effective and efficient delivery.

Working with the COO, you will shape and deliver the Education Strategy. You will play a key role in the Company, bringing an understanding of the education landscape, relevant changes and scoping our role in responding to that landscape. In delivering our strategy you will be responsible for engaging senior education stakeholders from Ofsted to MAT Chains to Teaching Unions, building partnerships with them to deliver mutual benefits and reach the ambitious targets set out by our Implementation Plan as we look to support schools and colleges to deliver major elements of the Government’s Careers Strategy.

The government’s Careers Strategy launched in December 2017 presents an opportunity for schools, colleges, independent learning providers, universities, employers and businesses to come together and build on the remarkable momentum that is growing in the careers space to transform the support we offer to young people.

At The Careers & Enterprise Company we are proud to play a role in this positive change. Our Careers Strategy implementation plan sets out our approach to delivering the Careers Strategy. We think it is urgent to build on the momentum that is growing in this country to help all young people achieve the futures they deserve and set up our economy to flourish and thrive.

For an informal conversation or to request an application pack for this role, call our HR team on 0207 566 3400 or email

Closing date: 20th May 5pm. You need to submit your CV and a covering letter of 2 sides of A4 or complete our application form in full.

The Careers and Enterprise Company is committed to equality and diversity. We welcome applicants regardless of racial, ethnic or national origin, religion or beliefs, disability, sexuality, age or responsibilities for dependents.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced DBS check and registration with the update service.

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More about The Careers and Enterprise Company Limited
Address: Second Floor, 2-7 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 566 3400
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