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Education Advisor (expertise in Special Schools and PRUs)

Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an Education Advisor (expertise in Special Schools and PRUs) to join our client in Bradford, Yorkshire.

As a successful Educational Advisor, you will work closely with colleagues in Children’s Services, school collaboratives, partners in Bradford Council and other agencies to lead the work within the assigned area/s to raise children and young people’s attainment and achievement.

This role is ideal for an experienced Headteacher/Executive Headteacher who is looking for the next step in their career.

Your benefits as an Education Advisor?

  • £65,000 per annum, negotiable depending on skills and experience
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Permanent role
  • Immediate start

What will you be doing as an Education Advisor?

  • You will work collaboratively with officers within Children’s Services in monitoring, challenging, supporting, and intervening in schools to raise educational standards and promote inclusive practices for children and young people within one or more geographical areas
  • You will provide strategic leadership and purpose in children’s services with particular reference to school improvement in maintained Special schools and PRUs causing concerns
  • You will risk assess all maintained Special schools and PRUs in the district and bring to the attention of the Education and Learning Strategic Manager and Department of Children’s Services any significant concerns
  • You will co-ordinate the monitoring, support, and intervention work in schools (specifically Specials and PRUs) which are vulnerable or causing concern and report on their progress to the Strategic Manager, Deputy Director, and other appropriate bodies
  • You will develop and maintain appropriate and effective partnerships with other services to support school improvement in maintained Special schools and PRUs particularly in schools causing concerns
  • You will take the lead responsibility for monitoring the performance of schools (specifically Specials and PRUs) and ensure that the improvement strategies in individual schools are effective and have the required impact in an appropriate timescale
  • You will support the development of effective strategies to improve educational arrangements for children in line with the Council’s agreed policy objectives and national legislation

Essential requirements of this Education Advisor role:

  • Extensive teaching experience – specifically, experience in a Special school or PRU
  • School or LA managerial experience – preferably in a Special school or PRU
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Significant post graduate training and development, particularly in relation to school improvement and a personal commitment to continuing professional development
  • The legal right to work in the UK


Education Advisor (expertise in Special Schools and PRUs)

Job details
Sector: Special educational needs
Location: Bradford
Salary: £65,000 - £65,000 pa
Type: Permanent