A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Education, Learning and Skills to join Torbay Local Authority. This is a key senior post, with wide leadership responsibilities across a range of service areas.
We are keen to work with someone who has energy, ideas and enormous ambition to make a difference and improve life chances for children and young people in Torbay. We require a team player who can work effectively and successfully with others. The job requires knowledge and understanding of system leadership and an ability to influence and persuade others to be on board during a time of significant change.
The successful candidate will be someone who can build upon on our good relationships with maintained schools, academies, early years settings, post 16 providers, the Department for Education, Ofsted and the Diocesan. Your professional expertise would need to include a good track record of school leadership and you would need a thorough understanding of the way in which a local authority now operates in a more diverse education system.
In return you would be joining a team of talented staff that place great value on supporting and challenging each other, with a determined focus to bring about improvements towards our ambitious targets.
If this role excites you and you would like to know more please contact Rachael Williams for an informal telephone conversation on 01803 208743.
To apply for the role please follow: https://www.torbay.gov.uk/council/jobs/applying-for-a-job/
Closing date: 30th June 2019