Our vision is for Leicester City to be a dynamic and forward looking community for education and learning, providing the best quality experiences for children and young people to grow up, learn, develop and achieve.
We have recently restructured our services and are redefining our relationships with our strategic partners in Leicester to deliver our vision. Our journey has begun and we are now looking for a Head of Service - Educational Performance who can turn the vision into a reality for our children and young people. A highly skilled and effective Raising Achievement Service will be central to our success.
There is a commitment from all partners to tackle our challenges together and celebrate our successes collectively. As the Head of Service - Educational Performance you will be required to work closely with senior officers, headteachers, governors and other strategic partners to deliver our key priorities through the reshaped Leicester Education Strategic Partnership whilst ensuring the Local Authority fulfils its statutory duties.
To achieve success you will have outstanding leadership qualities with exemplary communication and negotiation skills, and will have a demonstrable record of achieving success and influencing outcomes, together with the ability to win the confidence and trust of Members, staff, the community and our partners.
If you have the desire, passion and vision to work with us to make a difference for our children and young people in Leicester than please apply for this post. We look forward to hearing from you.
A full list of the key requirements can be found on the full person specification on our Leicester City Council page.
For an informal discussion please contact Paul Tinsley (Director of Learning & Inclusion) on 0116 454 6101.
Location: City Hall, Leicester
Closing date: 14th October
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum, including temporary market pay supplement
We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences