Education Development Lead
Learning and Skills
Permanent, full time (37 hours per week)
Scale PO2, Salary £35,934 - £38,813 plus £4,000 market supplement
Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit.
Who you are… an experienced school leader, you will be dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people and understand the key role education plays in this. Confident and credible, you will be able to work with early years’ providers and school leaders, Multi Academy Trusts and Teaching Schools to continue the development of sector-led education development. Bringing an enthusiastic and flexible approach, you will be able to gain buy-in to inspirational objectives through an evidence-based understanding of the wide range of issues within the current education agenda.
What we need from you… as a qualified teacher with extensive experience of more than one key stage to include Early Years, you will have successfully delivered whole school improvements and projects. You will know what is needed to successfully sustain education improvement and, utilising this experience, will develop strategic responses to support and challenge the education sector to achieve this. Gathering and analysing pertinent data, you will be able to constructively present an accurate understanding of the local picture and make effective contribution to the shared aim for every child, irrespective of their level of ability and need, to have access to good quality, inclusive education. Excellent organisational, report writing and IT skills, with the ability to work under pressure, will be key to delivering this role.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.
What to do now… Please visit www.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gill Curtis, Head of Learning and Skills on 01572 758460 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications will be the 17th May 2019 at 12pm and interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2019 - please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: email@example.com or call 01572 758291.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to apply
We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.
Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.