Director of Standards and Continuous Improvement (DoSCI), Wokingham

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Maiden Erlegh TrustWokingham

Date posted:
Start date: Required from Easter 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L22-L30 (Director Scale) – Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you interested in working in a growing education community? Maiden Erlegh Trust is developing our School Improvement Team.

Maiden Erlegh Trust wishes to appoint a Director of Standards and Continuous Improvement (DoSCI). This is a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced senior colleague to work with our CEO and the wider School Improvement Team to support schools and their leaders throughout the organisation. 

The successful candidate will ensure the implementation of our Continuous Improvement and Standards Strategies. They will also play a pivotal role in providing advice and support for school leaders, and wider staff, and work with them to ensure that practice is of the highest standard and is consistent across the Trust.

You will be a strong leader with a track record of success at a senior level in a raising standards and/or quality of teaching role in a ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ school. You will be experienced in transformational leadership, designing and delivering strategic policies and strategies to embed best practice, and you will have a commitment to your own profession reading and development. You will also be an excellent classroom practitioner in your own right.

Being an excellent communicator and be able to sustain effective working arrangements with a wide range of senior stakeholders is a prerequisite.

If you would like to speak to us informally, or to arrange a visit prior to submitting your application, please contact us at  

Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020 by 4pm

Shortlisting: Tuesday 25 February 2020 

Interview dates: Week commencing 2 March 2020

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential.  All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check. 

More about Maiden Erlegh Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Maiden Erlegh School, Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 7HS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 926 2467

Maiden Erlegh Trust is a growing family of schools in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. At present we comprise three secondary schools and one primary school, and educate 3,500 pupils and students.