- Visas cannot be sponsored
- Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2
- Fixed term - Until 31st March 2024
What skills and experience we're looking for
The Trust is looking for an inspiring and professional Leadership Support Officer to temporarily join its Central Trust Team. The aim of the role is to work closely with School Senior Leaders across the Trust by offering wellbeing support and advice. The role seeks to offer work/life balance insight for both senior leaders and its Governing body, through building and maintaining excellent working and interpersonal relationships.
By taking the time to get to know each school's Senior Leader, the Leadership Support Officer will be able to offer timely and appropriate insight, challenge and inspiration to ensure Headteachers feel supported in the challenges they face.
Current or previous experience of Head in a primary school (5 or more years)
Evidence of delivering impactful professional development to Heads and Governors
Ability to act as an ambassador and professional advocate for the Trust, with strong personal credibility
Experience of leading or supporting Performance Management of senior leaders
Experience of carrying out induction and mentoring for new senior leaders
Understanding of the particular leadership issues faced by heads of small, rural primary schools
Ability to generate and manage own workload and to work autonomously
Able to support and challenge colleagues working in senior roles
High levels of integrity, compassion, confidentiality and trust
Self-confidence and emotional resilience
Excellent interpersonal, negotiating and diplomacy skills
An ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people
A strong commitment to the academic, personal and social development of pupils
A proven ability to initiate and lead change by inspiring, influencing and motivating others
What the school offers its staff
We offer a supportive, friendly and professional working environment.
Further details about the role
Please apply via the Tilian Application Form attached.
Commitment to safeguarding
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
When applying for a post you will be subject to a safer recruitment process as follows:
1. If shortlisted, you will be required to complete a self-disclosure form.
2. During the interview process, the panel will explore your skills, experience and attitudes and the questions asked will include questions about safeguarding of children
3. If you accept a post within our Trust you will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, and undergo a Section 128 check.
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