Secondary consultant - English, County Hall, Preston

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Lancashire County CouncilCounty Hall, Preston
Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,454 to £47,967 a year L5 - L9
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: LANCS10690 B

Required 1 January 2019 at County Hall, PR1 0LD

Lancashire County Council School Improvement Service are seeking to appoint a Secondary English and Literacy Consultant to join our Secondary Consultant Team from 1 January 2019. This is a rare chance to join an established school improvement team on a full time and permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic leaders of secondary English to join an experienced and forward thinking team of professionals. The successful candidate will have responsibility for raising standards in English and Literacy within the Local Authority. This will include delivering flexible packages of training at LA and school level; in school support for secondary English departments and LA level project lead. The successful applicant will be deployed to support schools across the Local Authority area and will be expected to spend the majority of time supporting in schools. The team are fully marketed and so an understanding of and ability to provide best value is essential.

The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher, with a substantial number of years successful teaching experience. It is essential that applicants have recent and significant experience of middle leadership (Head of Department) in Secondary English.

Interview date: 15th October. Please note it will not be possible to rearrange the date or time of the interview.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Informal discussion: Helen Smith (Senior Consultant) on 07717543777 for further information.

Application forms can be downloaded online or can be requested from: Closing date: 21 September 2018.

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Address: County Hall, Fishergate, PO Box 78, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8XJ, United Kingdom
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