Create a legacy for our children and young people

Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning

Salary: circa. £150,000

The newly created permanent post of Executive Director is an exciting and unique opportunity to lead our Children, Young People and Learning department at a time of significant change.

Key to the role is leading our Children First improvement programme, established in response to a critical Ofsted inspection earlier this year. Working in collaboration with the Department for Education-appointed Commissioner John Coughlan CBE and a Partner in Practice local authority, you will drive forward our plans to deliver the best possible outcomes to the children, young people and families in West Sussex.

We are looking for an inspirational leader, highly skilled in developing relationships with partners and a proven track record in service transformation at scale.

This is a unique and challenging opportunity for an experienced director who is able to make a significant difference to the lives of children and young people in West Sussex.

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact our advising consultants at Penna: Maggie Hennessy 07877 004648, Chris Barrow 0203 849 2624 or Anita Denton 07725 554802.

Closing date: Tuesday 14th January 2020