School Improvement Advisor

£53,209 to £58,350
27 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2023
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Title: School Improvement Advisor
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hereford
Hours: 37 hours
Salary: £53,209 to £58,350
Closing Date: 07/01/2021
Interview Date: 20/01/2021

The purpose of this role is to assist the Head of Learning and Achievement at Herefordshire Council in monitoring and supporting educational provision across the county so that all children can access high-quality provision and achieve their potential.
Our vision is giving children and young people a great start in life. We aim for outcomes across all external performance measures to be in the top quartile and for all our children and young people to be educated in schools and colleges which are good or better. The post holder will support Herefordshire Council’s school improvement strategy which centres on developing a self-improving school system, raising achievement and diminishing differences between vulnerable groups. You will lead on and provide support and guidance to further improve school governance, behaviour and attendance.
You will hold a teaching qualification and have excellent knowledge of school improvement, with experience of delivering and coordinating school improvement activities in a senior leadership role in either a good or outstanding school or in a relevant advisory role within a Local Authority.
The start date for this position will be 1st April 2021 or earlier if the successful candidate is available.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:

• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

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