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INTERNAL ONLY - Lead Officer – School Improvement

Anvil Court, Abertillery, NP13 1DB
BG New
JNC 2 - (£56,032 - £61,635 per annum) - 37 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
1 Year
Job Type

We are looking to appoint a highly driven, talented and experienced individual to lead on the Council’s strategic school improvement agenda who will contribute extensively to the delivery of our Vision for Education, based on a school-led self-improving system. 

The school improvement professional that we are looking for will lead on school improvement performance management within the Education Directorate, highlighting strengths/areas for development and implementing plans to improve school and local authority outcomes across the County Borough.

The successful candidate will require a strong track record in delivering improved learner achievement, be able to facilitate school to school collaboration, have an up-to-date knowledge of legislation and have the ability to influence educational professionals at both a strategic and operational level.

Qualifications essential for the position are:-

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Senior Leadership/Management experience

We welcome applications from candidates who feel that they can make a positive and meaningful contribution to the progression of school improvement in Blaenau Gwent. 

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          9th July 2020

Interview Date:        To be confirmed 

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