Primary School Improvement Adviser

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Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, B69 3DB
Soulbury 20 - 23 (£60,283 - £63,867 Per annum) + 3 Spa points
02 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021
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Required from January 2022, or earlier if possible, a 1.0 FTE Primary School Improvement Adviser (Education) to work with a locality-based group of schools within Sandwell. 

The successful applicant will need to have recent and relevant successful primary school headship experience and / or successful experience of working for a Local Authority as a school improvement adviser. Applicants will also be knowledgeable about Ofsted processes and may be undertaking inspections on behalf of Ofsted. 

Sandwell School Improvement Service is a high performing team with a reputation of excellence across the local region. The team works closely with Headteachers, school governors and a range of LA services and HMI to ensure the best possible standards of education for our children. 

The successful applicant should be conversant with the expectations of Local Authority work and should be able to contribute to the work of the team.

Experience in assessment and moderation work would be welcome, although this is not a key requirement for the role.

The post is based at Sandwell Council House but involves travelling across the borough and working outside of normal office hours to meet the needs of schools. For further information contact Julie Andrews on 07919 291012.

Qualifications Required 

  • Graduate or equivalent.
  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Post Entry Qualification in any aspect of Primary / Early Years.

A Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.


37 hours per week

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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