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  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £65,000.00 - £70,000.00
  • Language: English
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School Improvement Advisor (closing date: 07/05/24)

School Improvement Advisor (closing date: 07/05/24)

Swansea Council
Post title: School Improvement Advisor
Post number: ED.66073-V2
Salary: £65,097 - £68,301 (Soulbury 19-22 + 3 SPA) per year
Job description: School Improvement Advisor (ED.66073-V2) job description (PDF) [257KB]
Directorate/department: Education
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Closing date: 12.00pm, 7 May 2024
Further information
We want to support Swansea schools' leaders to drive improvement by:
  • developing a high quality education profession;
  • working collaboratively to raise standards;
  • providing a curriculum to focus on excellence, well-being & equity; and
  • supporting robust evaluation within a self-improving system.

We are now seeking to recruit a highly successful professional to join our committed team of school improvement advisers. Candidates should be headteachers/senior leaders from successful schools and/or have recent demonstrable success as an education improvement professional.

The successful candidate will fulfil the role of school improvement adviser for schools in Swansea and will work closely with regional partners to:
  • contribute to Swansea Council's support to school leaders and governing bodies, and
  • work effectively with the regional partnership and other key delivery partners in developing support for professional learning, including leadership development and curriculum review.

The post will commence on 3 June 2024 (or as soon as possible) and will be a permanent post. However, a secondment opportunity (maximum of two years) based on current salary will be considered. For a secondment opportunity, consent must be sought from the governing body to apply for the post.

To arrange an informal discussion about the post please contact:

David Thomas, Principal School Improvement Adviser on 07968135550 or by email at David.thomas1@swansea.gov.uk .

Application forms and copies of the job description and person specification are available from www.swansea.gov.uk .

Closing date for applications: 7 May 2024 (midday)
Shortlisting: 9 May 2024
Interviews: 15 May 2024

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