Political awareness and ability will be very important for this role, and candidates will need to demonstrate an excellent track record of effective working which is grounded in a corporate perspective.
An impressive professional background in education is essential: you must share our absolute commitment to securing good education outcomes for children and young people.
You’ll have a track record of pragmatic, practical and outcome-focused working, with the abilty to work at pace and inspire those around you. A reasonable level of commercial awareness would be an advantage. Most important of all is your deep desire to lead in a high-performing and respected education service that’s already made great strides – and has no intention of resting on its laurels.