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School Improvement Manager - Worcestershire

  • Salary: £59000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 23/01/2017
  • Job reference: J357856A
This vacancy has now expired.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a School Improvement Manager to join a major FTSE 100 company based in Worcestershire.

The role will co-ordinate the school improvement programme that will promote improved educational outcomes for all children aged 5-19 within all schools in the North area of Worcestershire.

Candidate duties will include (but are not limited to)

  • Ensuring that all children and young people have access to consistently high quality opportunities to learn and achieve.
  • Ensuring that robust quality assurance and appropriate levels of support and challenge are provided to all schools particularly schools causing concern.
  • To lead on developing an innovative and responsive programme of traded programmes, products and services
  • To support the strategic planning of school improvement programmes by gathering and interpreting key performance data
  • Performance management of a team of school improvement advisers
  • Partnership working with Teaching Schools and other system leaders
  • Contribution to the cross hub senior leadership team and the future development of the school improvement service
  • Accountable for effective utilisation of team to meet the KPIs
  • Budget management as outlined in strategic plan
  • Balancing core service income with traded


  • Ability to help create a school improvement strategy that aligns with local and national needs
  • Team leadership
  • Effective use of IT systems
  • High level communication skills
  • Credible technical and leadership skills
  • Business planning
  • Performance management
  • Ability to gather and synthesis a range of data and information and use this to prioritise strategic and tactical actions
  • Solve business problems through effective analysis of evidence and data
  • Educational policy at local and national level
  • Knowledge of what works elsewhere - nationally and internationally
  • Effective strategies to improve schools
  • National and international research on effective school systems
  • QTS
  • Degree
  • School senior leadership post
  • LA or MAT leadership (desirable)
  • Inspection experience (desirable)

What's on offer?

  • Competitive Package
  • FTSE 100 Company
  • Structured personal development opportunities
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