Assistant Director of Education
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
The Active Learning Trust wishes to appoint a second Assistant Director of Education to this interesting and challenging new post. Working out of our headquarters in Cambridgeshire you will regularly visit and work with an allocated regional area of the Trusts schools.
The Trust has 21 Schools across the primary secondary and special phases. Our provision is spread across three hub areas in Cambridgeshire, Ipswich and Lowestoft areas of the East of England. Becoming part of the core central team of educational professionals and senior managers you will work Trust-wide as the key professional adviser on standards curriculum and improvement with our family of Headteachers. They will look to you, and rely on you to mentor their activities and approaches, as well as to encourage, challenge and support & guide them in delivering constant and evidence- based improvement.
Work alongside the Director for Education and other members of the school improvement service to deliver together the best outcomes for all our schools.
A Graduate and qualified teacher with successful and recent experience of headship and/or in inspection regimes or Local Authority/Multi Academy Trust inspection or advisory services and who wants to take their influence to the next level across a sizeable multi-academy trust.
A reputation as a well- regarded leader and manager within one or more of the education sector areas who can gain the Trust and respect of Headteachers and education executive or Boards, and a current up to date and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key agendas across the education sector.
To show your skills as a strategic thinker, planner and evaluator who is thrilled at the prospect of extending your impact and seeing new schools opening with your quality work having a chance to shine. You want Headteachers, schools and pupils to give of their very best and can show them how.
You know your stuff when it comes to pupil data and analysis of achievement, the development and action planning for school improvement and inspection and the requirements for the inspection regime.
In return for your energy, enthusiasm and professional experience & expertise we offer you a unique role to stretch and spread your impact at Trust Wide level to make a real difference to the school offer, and the opportunity to be part of a close and dependable Senior Leadership group in a highly regarded and dedicated multi-academy Trust.
Salary package, including generous car allowance is expected to be up to £80kpa for a strong and well- experienced candidate .In addition the Trust offers a generous package of benefits for travel, healthcare, pensions and annual leave.
How to Apply
If you wish to discover more about this role or to have an informal discussion please contact our Director of Education David Hilton. firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply you will need to complete an application form which can be obtained via our website ( www.activelearningtrust.org) or directly from our Director of HR email@example.com
Closing date for applications : 5 November 2020.
Likely interview dates : week commencing 9 November 2020.
The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from all races, nationalities and ethnicities. This post is subject to stringent child safeguarding arrangements for which an enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken.