Category: SLE Recruitment

SLE Recruitment April 2017

Specialist Leaders of Education Recruitment

Ventrus Teaching School Alliance are currently recruiting for Specialist Leaders of Education in the following areas:

    • English (Primary and Secondary)
    • Maths (Primary and Secondary)
    • Early Years (Primary)
    • ICT (Primary and Secondary)

To be successful in your application, you should have:

    • a successful track record of working effectively within your own school and/or across a group of schools, or working with a range of leaders within a single school
    • evidence of successfully using coaching and/or facilitation skills to bring about sustainable improvements
    • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • an understanding of what constitutes ‘outstanding’ in your field of expertise and the ability and confidence to communicate this
    • an understanding of how your specialism and skills can contribute to wider school improvement goals
    • an analytical approach in identifying and prioritising needs
    • the ability to set and establish new and innovative working practices
    • the ability to grow leadership capacity in others

Additional information can be found here.

You can also provide supporting evidence gained from completing leadership development opportunities such as:

    • the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership
    • the National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership
    • the SSAT lead practitioner accreditation
    • the Developing Future Leaders programme

There is no limit on the number of times a candidate can apply. There is no cost to apply. Candidates may apply to multiple teaching schools, but can only accept designation from one teaching school.

Application window opens: 17th April 2017
Applications close: Friday 5th May 2017 at 12:00pm
Shortlisting: W/C Monday 9th May 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 16th May 2017

Please return all completed application forms to