Strategic Lead: School Performance and Standards, Exeter, Devon

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Babcock LDPExeter, Devon

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Start date: 1st September 2018 or sooner if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: To be negotiated, Pension + Expenses + Flexible Benefits + Car Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Reference: RAF 7647

Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation. Through its partnership with Local Authorities, Babcock Education is the national leading provider of education support services to schools across the UK, and has demonstrated a track record in securing high quality service resulting in accelerated improvements in educational outcomes achieved by children and young people.

Babcock LDP (Learning and Development Partnership), a joint venture with Devon County Council, is at an exciting stage of expansion as a result of the significant funding support for education provided by the Council, as well as the many successful partnership with Teaching School Alliances, Multi-Academy Trusts, Federations, Diocese, other local authorities and individual schools in Devon and across the wider South West region.

We are seeking an exceptional education leader to join us in this exciting new position: Strategic Lead: School Performance and Standards, to lead exceptional education services based in Exeter in Devon, within the beautiful south west of England. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right person with the right level of expertise, professional skill, experience and strategic capacity to lead our new School Performance and Standards strategy through a team of highly dedicated and committed education professionals and support teams from within Babcock LDP as well as through our many partnerships.

The role offers a unique opportunity for a dedicated and committed education professional and school improvement expert with recent HMI or wider Ofsted experience in leading school inspections and evaluations of the quality of education provision across a wide range of settings and schools. Applications from Headteachers / Principals who are serving / experienced Ofsted inspectors are welcome.

For further enquiries or to discuss the opportunity, please contact Sally Watts (01392 287361) or out of office hours, Paul Delbridge-Smith (07701 320010) to arrange an appointment with the Head of Quality and Standards.

To request an application please contact .

The completed application should be returned with a supporting statement outlining how your experience meets the requirements of the role profile. In addition, please provide a statement outlining how your experience best positions you to lead exceptional education performance and standards in our schools so that all children can achieve exceptional outcomes.
The supporting statement should be no longer than one side of A4, size 12 text.  Additional CVs are welcome.

Completed applications should be returned to by 5pm on the closing date.

Closing date: 5pm, 21st May 2018

We are interested in applicants who wish to be considered for a secondment opportunity.

Interviews scheduled for 24/25 May 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The post requires an enhanced DBS check.


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Address: Second Floor, Milford House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5GF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1454 204254