Overview

Salary: £61,549 – £64,956 (3 SPA points available, up to £68,419)

  

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Based with the Learning Improvement Service, Carlisle

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and adaptable education improvement professional to join the Learning Improvement Service team in Cumbria.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a highly motivated, dedicated and supportive team. You will be able to make a leading contribution, in collaboration with our partners, to the further development of a system-led approach to school improvement for the benefit of all children and young people in our wonderful county.

In addition to undertaking Local Authority duties relating to monitoring and intervention in schools, the role will also provide the exciting opportunity to work with the Local Alliance of System Leaders (LASL) and multi-agency partners within the North of Cumbria to identify local solutions for children and families. Experience of, and an interest in SEND advisory work is essential.

The successful applicant will:

*Lead an area team and work with all key stakeholders involved in school improvement to further promote and develop a system-led collaborative partnership for Cumbria to improve outcomes for all, from early years to post-16.

*Work with relevant Local Authority services, including our SEND and Inclusion Team colleagues to ensure that statutory functions are effectively met.

*Develop a range of solutions that encourage collaboration and support sector-led school improvement.

*Commission, deliver and quality assure school support and maximise the use of the strengths and resources available in the alliance.

*Have experience of developing strategies for improving provision and outcomes in education, and have a knowledge of secondary and post-16 requirements.

*Work closely with the relevant Chair of the Local Alliance of System Leaders (LASL North) to identify, broker and monitor support for schools. academies. settings and providers in the north of Cumbria.

*Have a secure knowledge of the Local Area SEND Inspection Framework

With effect from 01/01/2021 or as soon as practicable.

Appointment to this post is subject to enhanced vetting checks.

Interview information

Closing date: 06/11/2020

Interview date: 16/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

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Salary: £61,549 – £64,956 (3 SPA points available, up to £68,419)

  

Hours: 37 hours per week

Workbase: Based with the Learning Improvement Service, Carlisle

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and adaptable education improvement professional to join the Learning Improvement Service team in Cumbria.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a highly motivated, dedicated and supportive team. You will be able to make a leading contribution, in collaboration with our partners, to the further development of a system-led approach to school improvement for the benefit of all children and young people in our wonderful county.

In addition to undertaking Local Authority duties relating to monitoring and intervention in schools, the role will also provide the exciting opportunity to work with the Local Alliance of System Leaders (LASL) and multi-agency partners within the North of Cumbria to identify local solutions for children and families. Experience of, and an interest in SEND advisory work is essential.

The successful applicant will:

*Lead an area team and work with all key stakeholders involved in school improvement to further promote and develop a system-led collaborative partnership for Cumbria to improve outcomes for all, from early years to post-16.

*Work with relevant Local Authority services, including our SEND and Inclusion Team colleagues to ensure that statutory functions are effectively met.

*Develop a range of solutions that encourage collaboration and support sector-led school improvement.

*Commission, deliver and quality assure school support and maximise the use of the strengths and resources available in the alliance.

*Have experience of developing strategies for improving provision and outcomes in education, and have a knowledge of secondary and post-16 requirements.

*Work closely with the relevant Chair of the Local Alliance of System Leaders (LASL North) to identify, broker and monitor support for schools. academies. settings and providers in the north of Cumbria.

*Have a secure knowledge of the Local Area SEND Inspection Framework

With effect from 01/01/2021 or as soon as practicable.

Appointment to this post is subject to enhanced vetting checks.

Interview information

Closing date: 06/11/2020

Interview date: 16/11/2020

Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

‘Like’ Cumbria County Council Jobs on facebook to keep up to date with the latest job searching tips, news and opportunities.

Click here for Job Profile and Person Specification