Director of Children, Schools & Families

Merton, London (Greater)
£145,000 - £160,000
14 Jan 2021
12 Feb 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Merton’s vision is to be London’s Best Council. Providing outstanding services for families and their children is of key importance to this vision.

Our new DCS will play a vital and influential role in guiding the Borough and ensuring continuous improvement across social care practice that is already judged as good, and our schools which are performing exceptionally well. You will bring a passion to make families stronger, children safer and to improve their life chances. You will be an exceptional leader, prepared to inspire and challenge and bring a track-record of building positive relationships and successfully working with key partners.

If you feel that you can meet the challenges of working in this dynamic context, and have the skills and values to support our vision, we want to hear from you.

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Carol Coyle on 07500 887 849, Chris Barrow on 07500 888102 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692.

For more information about the role and to apply please visit

Closing date: Friday 12th February 2021