School Improvement Officer Bristol

Job title: School Improvement Officer

Company: Bristol City Council

Job description: The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

Job details

Job details Job reference VAC001614 Date posted 13/07/2021 Application closing date 05/09/2021 Location City Hall College Green City Centre Bristol BS1 5TR Salary Soulbury Range 21-24, 2 Recruitment & Retention points, plus 3 SPA Package Blank Job category/type Education Attachments

School Improvement Officer Job description

2 posts: 1 x full-time and 1 x part-time (0.5)

Salary: Soulbury Range 21-24, 2 Recruitment & Retention points, plus 3 SPA

Hours: 1 x full-time (37 hours p/w, all year-round, 2 year fixed-term contract) and 1 x part-time (18.5 hours p/w, all year-round, 2 year fixed-term contract)

We are looking to appoint self-motivated, qualified professionals with extensive and successful experience of supporting school improvement at a senior management and/or advisory level.

You will work as part of Bristol City Council’s School Partnerships team; play a key role in ensuring the maximum efficiency of provision in LA maintained mainstream primary schools and commissioning primary academies; and work in close partnership with other support teams within the city council and with wider system leader partners.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • raising standards in learning and attainment by working with schools and school leaders to continually improve the offer for children and young people, across a caseload of schools;
  • raising standards in teaching by working with class teachers, subject leaders and leadership teams to provide an appropriate curriculum for children and young people;
  • monitoring and reviewing school teaching and learning approaches and curriculum provision, ensuring they meet local and national arrangements;
  • providing support and advice on inspection arrangements for Local Authority maintained schools in line with changes and updates to national guidelines, BCC arrangements and local area priorities;

To be successful, you will:

  • have experience of leading and/or supporting a school through a recent successful Ofsted inspection
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner with expertise in supporting improvements in teaching, learning and assessment practices and pedagogy;
  • have a good working knowledge of school legislation and national/local research to inform improving practice;
  • have experience of providing school to school support

If you are eager to progress your career within this field and contribute towards shaping the direction of our organisation, we want to hear from you.

You will work in partnership with committed colleagues to deliver our vision of excellent outcomes achieved through strong leadership, professional collaboration and innovation.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.

Closing date: Sunday 5th September 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 15th September 2021

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Job title School Improvement Officer Job reference VAC001614 Date posted 13/07/2021 Application closing date 05/09/2021 Location City Hall College Green City Centre Bristol BS1 5TR Salary Soulbury Range 21-24, 2 Recruitment & Retention points, plus 3 SPA Package Blank Job category/type Education Attachments Job description

2 posts: 1 x full-time and 1 x part-time (0.5)

Salary: Soulbury Range 21-24, 2 Recruitment & Retention points, plus 3 SPA

Hours: 1 x full-time (37 hours p/w, all year-round, 2 year fixed-term contract) and 1 x part-time (18.5 hours p/w, all year-round, 2 year fixed-term contract)

We are looking to appoint self-motivated, qualified professionals with extensive and successful experience of supporting school improvement at a senior management and/or advisory level.

You will work as part of Bristol City Council’s School Partnerships team; play a key role in ensuring the maximum efficiency of provision in LA maintained mainstream primary schools and commissioning primary academies; and work in close partnership with other support teams within the city council and with wider system leader partners.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • raising standards in learning and attainment by working with schools and school leaders to continually improve the offer for children and young people, across a caseload of schools;
  • raising standards in teaching by working with class teachers, subject leaders and leadership teams to provide an appropriate curriculum for children and young people;
  • monitoring and reviewing school teaching and learning approaches and curriculum provision, ensuring they meet local and national arrangements;
  • providing support and advice on inspection arrangements for Local Authority maintained schools in line with changes and updates to national guidelines, BCC arrangements and local area priorities;

To be successful, you will:

  • have experience of leading and/or supporting a school through a recent successful Ofsted inspection
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner with expertise in supporting improvements in teaching, learning and assessment practices and pedagogy;
  • have a good working knowledge of school legislation and national/local research to inform improving practice;
  • have experience of providing school to school support

If you are eager to progress your career within this field and contribute towards shaping the direction of our organisation, we want to hear from you.

You will work in partnership with committed colleagues to deliver our vision of excellent outcomes achieved through strong leadership, professional collaboration and innovation.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.

Closing date: Sunday 5th September 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 15th September 2021

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

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Location: Bristol

Job date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 04:26:51 GMT

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