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Head of Education Standards & Partnerships (11-19)

Hull City Council
Kenworthy House, Hull HU1 3DT
£64,956 - £68,419
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team, Health and Social Care, Education, Housing
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time
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At Hull City Council we are committed to our children and young people and are passionate about how we deliver our services.  That is why we are developing and nurturing a culture that puts children and young people at the heart of everything we do, by empowering our workforce to work together to find solutions, to be honest and respectful, to take responsibility and listen and learn from others. Hull is a changing local authority and it is a fantastic time to join us and play a significant role in driving forward our journey.

Hull has 13 mainstream secondary schools, all of which are academies (11 MATs & SATs in total). 3 are currently rated as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED, 5 as ‘Good’, with the remaining 5 as ‘Requires Improvement’.

Our City’s Education Protocol sets out 2 agreed ambitions:

Ambition 1 - All children and young people should be able to learn and develop in a provision that has been judged to be ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.

Ambition 2 - In the key indicators of achievement and attendance in Hull, we will close the gap and then aim to exceed national figures.

In this position you will be responsible for leading on the engagement with all partners in support of improving outcomes for children and young people in the City of Hull as part of the wider agendas for culture, employability and safeguarding in education settings, with particular reference to the 11-19 age group.

You will have a responsibility to promote and maintain the highest quality professional partnerships in order to improve the outcomes for all children and young people in the City of Hull in line with the statutory duties and responsibilities of the local authority for Education provision and standards.

This role is critical in the delivery of the Council and Learning Partnership Education Protocol and strategic city plans in close partnership with schools, services and providers.

You will be responsible for ensuring that provision for Children in Care via the Virtual School is of a high quality and that it delivers the best possible outcomes for learners.

You must have extensive successful experience at a management level within secondary education and experience of successful partnership delivery. 


Please ensure that you complete and submit your application by midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to amend the dates associated with this advert, which may include closing the advert early where required.

The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced & Childrens Barring List Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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