Ealing Learning Partnership (ELP) is looking for an experienced and innovative senior business and communication manager to support the work of the board through highly effective business and online systems, quality communications and successful income generation.
Ealing Learning Partnership is a commitment between 88 schools and Ealing Council to promote educational excellence and wellbeing for all learners through collaboration and innovation. The partnership launched in 2018, is funded through a combination of council investment; school subscriptions; traded and grant-funded services to drive greater school to school collaboration, innovation and collective responsibility for improvement.
You will be a talented business leader, able to bring coherence to business systems, ensure that projects are managed efficiently and that online solutions work well to support the partnership’s aims.
In this role you will:
- Lead and develop effective ELP business, marketing, and communications
- Develop and maintain high-quality, cost-effective services for ELP schools and the Council, including effective management of all related budgets
- Further develop ELP’s online platforms and information for schools
- Manage the ELP web and communications team and our professional development centre to ensure that CPD programmes are well organised to meet the needs of schools and other users.
Ealing is an exciting place to work, with one of London’s largest and most diverse boroughs. Its schools are ranked among the top authorities in England for Progress 8, in the 2021/22 summer KS4 assessments with overall GCSE results, significantly above the national average. At KS2, 66% of pupils reached the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths (RWM combined measure), six percentage points ahead of the corresponding National figure.
Ealing Learning Partnership is committed to collaborating with schools to bring about positive change and to empower school leaders and school staff to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively address race inequality. Additional investment by the Council in ELP will enable us to support to schools to develop and embed their approach to race equality. For more information about ELPs work in this field please visit ELP support for race equality (egfl.org.uk)
This is why we need inspiring leaders and managers, to accelerate our journey to better reflect the borough’s diversity, address inequality, and ensure the services that support our schools are the best that they can be. If you would be interested in helping to shape and deliver our services and have drive, passion and ambition to deliver for our local communities we would love to hear from you.
This role will be based at the Education Centre, Mansell Road, Greenford UB6 9EG. Occasional evening work will be required. As this is a school’s service, the post holder will be expected to take the majority of their annual leave outside of school term time.
Flexible deployment options e.g. term time only.
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This post is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.
The Council reserves the right to research shortlisted candidates on social media platforms and the internet, and the recruitment panel may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.
For more information or an informal conversation please contact Julie Lewis Director Learning Standards and School Partnerships firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0208 8256473.
Closing date: 5 January 2023