Head of Learning

£74,281 –£80,836 per annum depending on experience, plus relocation package
12 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Powys is a county of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of mid Wales.

We have historic market towns and vibrant, friendly communities – it is a wonderful place to live and work.

We are determined to create an open, proactive and engaging council for the future that is driven by the right culture and behaviours.

Head of Learning

£74,281 –£80,836 per annum depending on experience, plus relocation package

We need a resilient leader with a positive outlook and a proven ability ensure the highest quality of education is delivered to all learners in Powys working closely with Early Years, Schools, Further Education and Higher Education partners to achieve this. Our aim is to ensure that the children & young people of Powys are supported to be:

• safe, healthy, confident and resilient;

• ambitious, capable learners, ready to learn throughout their lives;

• enterprising, creative contributors, ready to play a full part in life and work;

• ethical and informed citizens ready to lead fulfilling lives as valued members of society

You will combine drive and determination with the ability to engage, inspire and empower your Senior Management Team and Head Teachers. You will have the ability to embrace change and develop innovative ways of improving the service.

Working with the Director of Education and Corporate Management Team to provide outstanding professional and operational leadership across schools in Powys, you will have experience in delivering high quality services with an extensive track record in service excellence, innovation, school improvement and performance delivery.

This is an opportunity to bring your exemplary skills to a rural community. We believe that by working together we can make Powys a better place to Start Well, Live Well and Age Well.

If you love a challenge, share our passion for ensuring that our children and young people fulfil their potential, and you have the vision and drive to lead Skills and Learning Services, we want to hear from you.

This is a full time permanent role. If you are interested in finding out more, and how to apply visit http://www.powys.gov.uk or speak to Personal Assistant to Executive Office at Powys County Council on 01597 826906.

Closing date: 22nd October 2017

Shortlisting date: 25th October 2017

Interview Date: 9th November 2017