Executive Director – Education, Leisure

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Orkney affords a lovely setting in which to live and paintings and a notable possibility to mix a satisfying and difficult career except that the islands can offer in phrases of lifestyle. Our vibrant and ahead-thinking network is often voted the happiest and the great place to live inside the UK. Our first-class of life is 2nd to none. With a rising populace, first-rate nearby offerings, and many opportunities and centers to cater to whatever your pursuits outside of work may be.

Executive Director

We are searching out an Executive Director to guide and construct at the already brilliant recognition of a huge variety of services, which includes:

• Schools;

• Further and Higher Education together with Orkney College;

• Community Learning;

• Support Services along with Educational Psychology;

• Sport, Culture & Leisure Services;

• Library and Archive Services;

• Housing and Homelessness;

• School Care Accommodation Services.

Besides, as a collegiate member of the Senior Management Team, the Executive Director will help provide leadership, imaginative and prescient, and strategic course throughout all Council offerings. This is a superb opportunity to be at the forefront of leading and shaping services in Orkney.

Like someplace else in Local Government, the challenges of improving services, assembly growing call for and balancing budgets are giant. However, we agree that right here in Orkney, we’re higher located than most to meet those challenges way to a focus on innovation and a sturdy leadership partnership between Elected Members and Senior Officers.

To undertake this position, you may already be a relatively prompted senior supervisor with a demonstrable track document of achievement. You need to additionally have considerable enjoyment at a senior level within schooling or a training-related service. It would help if you were capable of evidence of sturdy management characteristics and the capacity to interact efficiently with a range of stakeholders.

This put up is the situation to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme to appreciate regulated paintings with kids. A relocation allowance can be to be had for the hit applicant, should it’s required.

The software technique is speedy, and also you additionally get an email notification of the status of your utility, and the net registration process for jobs is quite simple. You need to reply to a series of questions regarding your activity profile and the specific forms of schooling that you’ll be interested in as job training is many nowadays.

You can also seek evaluation of emptiness bulletins, which can be open and absolutely applied online.

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The profile of yours will remain within the system, and you could even get e-mail notifications when a specific function matches your profile. Depending on your flair and qualification in addition to enjoy, you may first-class tune your profile to make it more tailor-made to the paintings in education opportunities which are to be had coast to coast. There has been an upsurge in employment in education in current years, and your first-class bet would be to check them out as quickly as possible.

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