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Assistant Director for Education

Job reference: HQ00086722
£650.00 - £750.00 per day
Senior Executive


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Assistant Director for Education to work full-time based in Surrey.

The pay rate for this locum job is £650 - £750 per day (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3 -month contract.

- Drive educational partnerships that benefit children and provide support and challenge to educational providers and settings to ensure high quality inclusive education is available for all children and young people.
- Deliver the statutory functions of the local authority, including the provision of enough good quality educational places, school effectiveness, admissions and transport.
- Contribute to collective leadership of the council, working collaboratively across the organisation and with partners and stakeholders to support delivery of great services to residents.
- Deliver statutory functions of the local authority in relation to educational organisation and place planning and commissioning including maintained nurseries, mainstream schools, specialist provision, Post 16/FE, school opening and closure, statutory returns and cultural services premises.
- Manage a capital programme to deliver places for children within the available resources and in order to match provision with demand in order to create a sustainable education system.
- Develop strong relationships with education providers and system leaders to support improvement of outcomes for children and young people and drive high quality inclusive education that enables children to live, learn and grow up locally.
- Deliver statutory functions of the local authority in relation to admission and transport for both mainstream pupils and SEND including under pinning policy development and approval.
- Operate a robust and evidenced gateway to resources in relation to SEN placements and packages of support aligned with family resilience and looked after children and care leaver services.
- Development of a funding model to support banding and commissioning of specialist provision (including residential places), driving up occupancy and inclusion in mainstream provision, reducing reliance on NMI placements and provision and supporting delivery of a sustainable SEN system.

This job is advertised by Rob King; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.