Scotland’s Enterprising Schools is funded by the Scottish Government and was established specifically to support entrepreneurship and enterprise within the Scottish education system. SES was launched at the Scottish Learning Festival in 2015 to focus on building a Scottish education system with entrepreneurship and innovation at its core. The vision is for a flourishing Scotland where every young person throughout their educational journey, feels confident in their ability to practice their enterprise skills to succeed in learning, life and work.
SES currently has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to fill the vacancy of Programme Manager for Scotland’s Enterprising Schools until the end of March 2020.
- Overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of Scotland’s Enterprising Schools activity and key performance indicators
- Further development and maintenance of effective relationships/partnerships with all local authorities, Education Scotland, Skills Development Scotland
- Promote and manage the delivery of CPL across local authorities
- Encourage schools to share interesting practice to inspire colleagues to engage with a diverse range of partners to help embed enterprise across curriculum areas using interdisciplinary approaches
- Seek and maintain partnerships with organisations who are able to support schools to take an enterprising approach to curriculum development and delivery
- Manage the development and promotion of SES resources across multiple platforms
- Promote and maintain the professional learning network of practitioners
- Line manage and motivate Project Executive
- A relevant degree or equivalent qualification
- Leadership experience at management level in an educational setting
- Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, using a range of written and oral channels
- Ability to interact effectively with and influence people at a range of levels
- Experience of organising effective meetings and events
- Project management skills
- Experience of working successfully both independently and as part of a team
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience and confidence in developing and maintaining positive relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders.
- Track record of using creative and innovative approaches to improve learning and teaching
- Experience of promoting and managing professional learning opportunities for practitioners
- Clean driving licence
£28,000 to £36,500 per annum
To apply please send CV with covering e-mail to [email protected] or contact him to arrange an informal conversation.
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 22nd February 2019