Lead Senior School Improvement Officer (Secondary & Special)

School Improvement LiverpoolLiverpool

About the Organisation

Are you an experienced and talented educational professional who has a passion for school improvement and providing exceptional educational opportunities?

This is a rare opportunity to join School Improvement Liverpool (SIL) and work in the great City of Liverpool leading the school improvement strategy for secondary and special schools.

It comes at an exciting time with a significant investment into education by the City over the next three years through the Education Improvement Plan.  SIL will be central to the success of the plan, as the Local Authority Traded Company (LATCO) delivering school improvement on behalf of Liverpool City Council as well as the additional opportunity to trade for their services beyond the City.

School Improvement Liverpool provide services through a universal offer of support to all schools in Liverpool, they are also responsible for carrying out the Local Authorities' statutory responsibilities in relation to maintained schools. SIL was set up to ensure there was the flexibility to grow the company and maintain high quality school improvement provision in the City. There are 31 secondary schools and 12 special schools.

School Improvement Liverpool is committed to deliver exceptional educational outcomes to enable our children and young people to live well in the ever-changing world around them. We embrace working collaboratively and in partnership to transform the life chances of our children and young people.

We are seeking an inspirational strategic leader with a proven track record of school improvement to help us realise our vision.

Experience of successfully implementing strategies to establish and sustain an exceptional quality of education and outcomes is needed. Combined with this, you will bring credibility, the proven ability to lead transformational change and leadership qualities that motivate and drive forward individuals and teams to be highly successful.

About the Role

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding strategic leader who can have a positive impact on the quality of education, the quality of leadership and outcomes across the secondary and special schools in Liverpool
  • Be passionate about the learning and development of children and young people
  • Have a track record in driving forward school improvement
  • Be a committed team player who will work in partnership with our school leaders and enthusiastic and dedicated staff teams
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to form strong relationship

Whatever your background, you will have successfully led school improvement in a relevant context, either as a school leader, in a Local Authority or Academy Trust.

This is a new role in SIL and brings with it the opportunity to shape the future of the role and the services provided.

If you share our vision and have the skills, experience, and drive to become our new Lead Senior School Improvement Officer we look forward to hearing from you. This post is required for April 2021 (or as soon as possible after this).

How to Apply

Please complete the attached application form and return to Michele McKittrick at michele.mckittrick@si.liverpool.gov.uk by 7th March 2021. Interviews to be held on 15th March 2021.

If you would like further details about the role, please contact Jane Holmes, Principal Officer at jane.holmes@si.liverpool.gov.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing Date: 7th March 2021

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School Improvement Liverpool


School Improvement Liverpool
Toxteth AnnexeAigburth RoadLiverpoolMerseysideL17 7BNUnited Kingdom
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