Assistant Director



We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced senior leader. You will be the strategic lead for these services and the line manager of an excellent team of colleagues, supporting them to deliver an ambitious expansion of over 300 places to support children & young people with Education, Health and Care Plans. At the same time seeking to close and amalgamate schools due to falling rolls. These are career defining challenges providing an excellent opportunity to develop and refine your strategic leadership skills.

You will be the key leader in ensuring high quality provision for all our Hackney children, particularly those with special educational needs. You will be the key Hackney link, with your teams, between children and their families and providers.

You will line manage the admissions team, the school place planning team and the SEND service leader. You will also be the key strategic link for provision for excluded pupils.

In leading all these areas, we expect you to be:

  • Passionate about highest standards for all, particularly for the most vulnerable
  • Clear about strategic direction
  • An advocate for partnership working
  • Strong on high quality management and delivery, with relevant experience
  • Responsible and responsive
  • Sensitive to the needs of all stakeholders
  • An excellent communicator, in speaking and writing
  • Financially astute.

As well as leading and managing these teams, the post holder will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team for Hackney Education (the education service for Hackney Council), contributing strategically and operationally to running the central education service in Hackney.

Organization London Borough of Hackney
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Assistant Director
Job Location London,UK
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-03-18 5:27 pm
Expires on 2023-05-02