CENTRAL SOUTH CONSORTIUM – JOINT EDUCATION SERVICE
HEAD OF CURRICULUM AND QUALIFICATIONS
Permanent contract to commence April 2022 or as soon thereafter.
Soulbury 29 – 32 plus 3 SPAs
The Central South Consortium (CSC), serving the five Local Authorities of Bridgend, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, and Vale of Glamorgan, is working in partnership to deliver ambitious arrangements for school improvement through the Central South Wales Challenge. Collectively with our schools, we are determined that all children and young people, in every school, will experience equity and excellence.
We are seeking to appoint a talented senior leader with experience of working with school leaders on school improvement. This post will be required to work with the CSC school improvement team, local authorities and schools across the region to ensure CSC becomes an outstanding place for teaching, school leadership and pupils’ achievement, supporting the development of a self-improving system.
The post will lead the strategic oversight of curriculum and qualifications at Central South Consortium, collaborating with Welsh Government, local authorities, regional consortia and other partner agencies. The post will coordinate the brokered support for schools in the region, ensuring the needs of schools are met.
Applications are welcome from candidates who are excellent senior leaders with a proven track record in raising standards. Candidates must also be aware of national, CSC, local authority and school priorities and what these imply for developing a high-quality education workforce.
Prospective applicants are welcome to contact Natalie Gould for an informal discussion.
Applications close mid-day Monday 7 February 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held 18th February 2022.
Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained from the Council’s Recruitment website.
PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CONSORTIUM AND THE COUNCIL
IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK
The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.
An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.
Central South Consortium Joint Education Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.