Education Advisor – Primary – Bradford
Liquid Personnel is currently looking for an Education Advisor (Primary) to join our client in Bradford, Yorkshire.
As a successful Education 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, principally within the Primary sector.
This role is suitable 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 in Bradford?
- Provide strategic leadership and purpose in children’s services with particular reference to school improvement in maintained schools causing concerns.
- Risk assess schools in the district and bring to the attention of the Schools’ Standards and Performance Strategic Manager and Department of Children’s Services any significant concerns
- Co-ordinate the monitoring, support and intervention work in schools which are vulnerable or causing concern and report on their progress to the Strategic Manager, Deputy Director and other appropriate bodies.
- Develop and maintain appropriate and effective partnerships with other services to support school improvement in schools.
- Take the lead responsibility for monitoring the performance of schools and ensure that the improvement strategies in individual schools are effective and have the required impact in an appropriate timescale.
- Support the development of effective strategies to improve educational arrangements for children in line with the Council’s agreed policy objectives and national legislation.
- Develop positive professional relationships with schools, promoting high expectations with regard to pupil performance, quality first teaching, leadership, governance and the effective sharing of good practise and expertise.
- Work closely with partners to ensure identified high risk-maintained schools receive the support they need to improve.
- Assist with the development of an effective brokerage system between schools who are looking for support and those who can offer it.
- Ensure the right approaches, local, regional, and national expertise, are used to improve leadership and raise standards in schools.
- Liaise with relevant teams within the Local Authority to deliver consistent provision for schools in line with the LA priorities.
Essential requirements of this Education Advisor role:
- Extensive teaching experience
- School or LA leadership experience
- 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