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Senior School Advisor

Wirral Metropolitan County CouncilAgile

Hours: 36.00 hours per week.

DBS Check: No

Reference: CF&E/21/157875

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic, and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We have ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything, we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.

The Wirral School Improvement Strategy, due to be formally launched in September 2021, will set out the Council’s vision for education and a range of ambitious plans to drive and build an effective and outcomes-focused school improvement system. To help us achieve this vision and deliver our Strategy, we are looking for highly motivated and experienced education experts to join the School Improvement Team and provide strategic leadership and challenge to schools and settings.

In the role of Senior School Advisor, you will work collaboratively with members of the School Improvement Team to secure the most effective support and challenge for our schools. You will work to identify and promote good practice within Wirral schools and academies and enable this to be shared across the borough. You will play a key role in the support and development of our children and young people by delivering continuous improvement and ensuring aspirational outcomes. Your goal will be to ensure that schools can be the best they can through effective leadership, teaching and learning.

A full overview of tasks and responsibilities can be found on the job description included within this advert.

Closing Date: 08/08/2021 at 23:55

Interviews are planned for week commencing 30th August 2021

For more information, please contact Alison Simpson, Head of School Effectiveness –

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through Wirral Council's job page following registration. Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK. Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of Wirral Council's Jobs page. For this role you may also be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

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