Executive Director – Children and Young People

Walsall, West Midlands
08 Jun 2017
11 Aug 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Walsall has a proud history. Building upon this, Walsall looks to the future and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Well located, well connected and an essential part of the West Midlands economy the potential for growth is significant. The area is regenerating, attracting new businesses and new investment. All of this change means that the Council has a special responsibility to share the benefits across communities and continue to support those who need our help.

We have two fantastic opportunities offering you the chance to shape the future and lead on the Councils strategic priorities of Place, Economy and People.

Children and young people continue to be our priority and we have come a long way in a short time. We have invested heavily in our service’s and have made a firm commitment to protect caseloads, develop effective teams and work towards the delivery of the highest quality services. As a result we have seen year on year improvements most notably in education, where 83% of our schools are judged to be good or better – with a focus on special educational needs. You will be tasked with continuing the improvement journey and will lead corporately on integration and transformation.

We are looking for the drive and vision to match our ambition for a bright and sustainable future for the borough.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Julie Towers on 07764 791736 or David Slatter on 07500 828610 at Penna.

To apply, visit www.walsallforthefuture.com

Closing date for Chief Executive applications: 23 June 2017.

Closing date for Executive Director – Children and Young People applications: 11 August 2017.

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