Head of Education Improvement & Standards, Coventry

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Coventry City CouncilCoventry

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L30 – L36 (£80,309 - £93,020) - Competitive package to attract the best
Contract term: Permanent

Coventry has a thriving Education System and is an exciting place to work. We’ve built strong partnerships across our school family and 88% of Coventry children now attend good or outstanding primary and secondary schools compared to 58% in August 2012. All our special schools are good or outstanding. Coventry’s education system includes two top-class universities: Warwick and Coventry who are ranked 8th and 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2018. The city has just won the bid for City of Culture 2021.

We are looking for someone who can build on this successful track record, taking our transformation journey to the next level. You’ll lead on our school improvement agenda, continuing to take school performance to the next level, ensuring high quality provision for all our children and young people.

Working in the People Directorate, with the Director of Education, Libraries and Adult Learning, you will be a leader with energy, passion and belief, someone with a successful track record in a strategic school leadership role with emotional intelligence and leadership skills to bring people with you. You’ll be at home in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders and, crucially, you’ll be wholly committed to achieving the very best and to putting Coventry’s learners at the heart of everything you do. In return, you’ll work with a talented and creative team, one that will support and challenge you every step of the way.

How to apply:

Please apply online www.wmjobs.co.uk/jobs/coventry/ including your most recent CV and a 2 page covering letter. We would recommend that you review the job description and person specification and give details of any relevant experience, skills and attributes. You can use examples from your personal/education and employment history to support this. The CV and 2 page covering letter documents will be used for shortlisting purposes.

Please note: due to a system upgrade to the application process. No applications can be made until the 4th January however you can prepare your CV and covering letter ready for submission on the 4th January when the new application process will be live.

To arrange an informal conversation please contact: Rachel Cruise/ Sabina Hancox on 024 7683 3621 or Rachel.Cruise@coventry.gov.uk / Sabina.Hancock@coventry.gov.uk

Closing date: 14th January 2018



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