Assistant Director - Education and Skills

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/01/2020 12:00
£82,000 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Closing date:
27 Jan
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.

Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?

If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

We are looking for an exceptional talented leader who will bring a brighter
future to every young person in Redcar and Cleveland. We have a new Corporate Director for Children and Families and this is an ideal opportunity to join her in leading talented teams who are committed to improving outcomes and life chances for children and young people.

We have high-performing primary schools, but performance in our secondary
schools is more challenging; we are addressing this and as Assistant Director –
Education and Skills you will be at the forefront of driving this improvement.

You will work collaboratively with school leaders, partners and other external
agencies to ensure that all children are given the best possible start in life and
are well equipped and inspired to go on to fulfil their ambitions and potential in
the future.

For a confidential discussion please contact Kathryn Boulton,
Corporate Director for Children and Families, on 01642 771674

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.