Head of Service - Educational Performance

Leicester, Leicestershire
Up to £70,000 per annum, including market pay supplement
17 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Service - Educational Performance
Up to £70,000 per annum, including temporary
 market pay supplement

Location: City Hall, Leicester
Ref: E6206/0918RW/EXT
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full-time
Department: Education & Children’s Services
Division: Learning, Quality and Performance​

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.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Tinsley (Director of Learning & Inclusion) on 0116 454 6101.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our preferred method of contact.

Closing date: 14 October 2018