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School Improvement Adviser (Primary)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £64,985 to 68,434 Pro-rata (Soulbury Scale 23-26)
Council Offices, West Street House, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Part Time
25.90 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/05/2022 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

We wish to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated and enthusiastic School Improvement Adviser. The post-holder will be expected to support our primary schools in ensuring that achievement in all West Berkshire Schools is in line with our ambition that every school is a Good school and many are Outstanding.

You will have:

  • An excellent track record of successful Headship at primary level.
  • A thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum, Assessment practices and Ofsted Frameworks
  • A commitment to raising standards in all areas.
  • The ability to deliver motivational training to Head teachers and Governors.
  • The skills to work alongside Head teachers and Governors providing support and challenge enabling them to improve their schools.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and a commitment to team work.

We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.

West Berkshire is a unitary authority that enjoys excellent relationships with its schools. Schools achieve consistently high grading’s from Ofsted.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 29 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days.

Please contact Rose Carberry on 07775 705027 for an informal chat about this role.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

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