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Employer Brent Council
Location Brent
Salary £72,951 - £78,642 p.a. inc.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
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Ref 1700311
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

As a Setting and School Effectiveness Lead with responsibility for the quality of early years provision, you will be a key member of the Setting and School Effectiveness Service's senior leadership team, leading highly motivated early years professionals and working with school leaders in order to secure high quality provision in Brent that ensures all children achieve the best possible outcomes.

The Person

We are seeking a highly motivated colleague with recent, relevant and substantial senior leadership experience in a culturally diverse primary school or local authority, with a proven track record of ensuring high quality education provision. You will have knowledge of the current legislative and professional context in which schools and early years settings operate, and the challenges this context presents. The ability to make sound judgements on the basis of evidence, identify key issues accurately, understand indicators of performance, and interpret data accurately is essential.

Closing Date: 18 June 2017 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: tbc

“If you would like further details or wish to discuss this post please email

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

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

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced’ DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

For More Information and application please log on to ref 1700311.

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Fostering & Adoption
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