Job Title:          Director of Education

Contract:          Permanent

Hours:              Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Location:          Homebased with travel across the UK

Salary:              up to £120,000 plus car allowance

 

About the Role

This is an exciting time to join Outcomes First Group in a brand-new role that will help us take forward our education strategy and influence the national agenda on special educational needs.

Reporting directly to the executive Director of Quality, you will work closely with a high-profile advisory board to shape where we go next and support our current learning services to continuously improve. You will also have the opportunity to link with academia to ensure we’re at the forefront of research and learning, with a focus on the provision of services for children with Autism and SEMH needs.

The Director of Education will develop, implement and review the Group’s three year education strategy and work collaboratively with operations to ensure curriculum development and delivery is high quality and market leading. You will also work closely with our Director of Clinical and Wellbeing to ensure learning and wellbeing strategies are aligned and mutually improving outcomes for our children, young people and adults.

 

Who we are looking for?

The Director of Education must be a qualified teacher with extensive experience of special educational needs. You will have a proven track record of delivering high quality services and achieving service development success. This may include experience working with a regulator or government department to improve service delivery or you may have previously been an executive headteacher or held a senior role in multi-academy trust or private education organisation.

We are looking for a strategic leader that will be confident driving change across a large, complex, multi-site and matrix managed organisation. You will have a passion to make a difference and will influence and lead our services in transforming learning for children and young people with special educational needs.

You must have a post graduate qualification. It would be desirable if this was in special educational needs or a related field.

 

Building Incredible Futures

The Outcomes First Group are innovators in education and care and the leading children’s service provider in the UK. Our expert teams are passionate about making a difference through providing individually tailored support plans for each child and young person in our care.

Our vision is simple yet powerful: We will build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable children and young adults in the UK to be happy and make their way in the world.

 

Essential

  • Qualified: Graduate with post graduate qualification. Qualified teacher with extensive experience of special educational needs.
  • Research focussed: Experience of applying academic research into service delivery to improve quality and outcomes
  • Regulatory understanding
  • Business development experience
  • Leadership: Experience of working in a large organisation and driving change through others

 

In return for your dedication and expertise we will give you:

  • 25 days holiday rising to a maximum 30 days with length of service
  • Car Allowance
  • Contributory Pension
  • The Hub – employee discounts, recognition cards, well-being centre
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Option to purchase private medical

 

For more information, or to discuss this role before applying please contact Andrew Ainsworth Resourcing Manager on andrew.ainsworth@ofgl.uk or 07821 184842

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate pre employment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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