Primary & Secondary Leadership and Management Adviser, Hackney

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Hackney Learning TrustHackney

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: L22-26; £74,567 -£81,458 (Inc. LW) +up to 10% up lift for suitably experienced applicant
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for two experienced senior leaders/headteachers with a proven track record of improving outcomes for pupils to join our talented team of leadership and management advisers. Successful candidates would work alongside our team providing guidance and support to schools across Hackney in either a full time or part time role at Primary and/ or Secondary level.

We serve pupils in 54 Maintained Primary Schools, 6 maintained secondary schools, 3 special schools, 2 Nursery schools and 16 academies and free schools. 93% of our schools good or better due to successful partnership working. Hackney is an innovator and we are at an exciting time in our journey with the formation of a new Hackney Schools Group Board and the commitment of the Council to our continuing success.

Our key priority is to improve the life chances of every child, young person and learner making Hackney the most forward looking education system in the UK, where schools, settings and partners provide an exciting environment which ensures inclusion and success for everyone. We see our borough as being one of the best places in the country for young people to grow, learn, develop and achieve –and one of the best places for colleagues to work and thrive in our education system.

In particular we are seeking applicants who:

  • Have credible and successful school experience at a senior leadership level.
  • Have a passion and energy for school improvement.
  • Are able to sensitively challenge and identify where things could be better.
  • Understand the journey of school improvement and the challenging contexts that schools can operate in.
  • Are seeking to work in partnership to lead and enact change across multiple settings.

This is an exciting opportunity for a school leader seeking to further their experience of school improvement and have a wider influence on the outcomes of young people.

If you are interested in this position and would like to discuss it further, please contact Stephen Hall, Assistant Director on 020 8820 7351 or at

Please apply via our website.

As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a supporting statement. You will need to register with our site in order to apply.

Application closing date: Tuesday 15th October, 9am
Shortlisting: Wednesday 16th October
Interviews: 29th October, 30th October and 1st November

Should you have any queries on the application process, please contact

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

More about Hackney Learning Trust
Address: Technology & Learning Centre (TLC), 1 Reading Lane, London, E8 1GQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8820 7000
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