Assistant Director: Education & Corporate Parenting

Addenbrooke House
£62,615 - £69,435 per annum
09 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
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Assistant Director: Education & Corporate Parenting

£62,615 - £69,435 per annum

30 hours per week

This is a key position reporting to the Director of Children’s & Adult Services (Statutory Director of Children’s and Adult Services) responsible for driving forward the Council’s Educational & Corporate Parenting Service.

Assistant Director positions have, at their core, generic senior management responsibility. This is coupled with leadership of a range of professional service areas. Each Assistant Director operates to the same job description which also includes some specifics relating to each role.

The Assistant Director: Education & Corporate Parenting will have responsibility for all matters relating to Education and schools including the Council’s statutory responsibilities. The post holder will be the direct link between the Local Authority and School Leaders particularly head teachers and governing bodies. They will also be responsible for the day to day performance of services within the Education & Corporate Parenting service area, managing staff and budgets and ensuring that appropriate business planning processes are in place.

The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director: Children’s and Adult Services to deliver the required system change and have a key role to play in developing integrated working practice across public and voluntary sector services.

The post holder should ideally be a Head Teacher or a Senior Education professional with appropriate qualifications.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the recruitment pack and Being the Change document.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position.  Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.


We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.


Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.



Supporting documents
Being the Change Document
Application Form
Recruitment Pack

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