Executive post

Cabinet Member for Education

Description

This portfolio is responsible for:

 

        Supporting the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and  

         Safeguarding as statutory lead member given the breadth    

         of the portfolio by providing:

o   additional capacity drive improvements in school standards and educational attainment

o   liaison with schools, academies, colleges and other representatives of the education sector.

        Implementation of strategic direction as set by the Cabinet

         Member for Children’s Services and Safeguarding in   

         relation to education, schools, and SEND

        Implementation of policies and strategies agreed by the  

         Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Safeguarding

         in relation to admissions, infrastructure, home to school

         transport policy and school organisation matter

        Implementation of policies and strategies agreed by the

         Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Safeguarding  

         in relation to early years education and childcare

        Implementation of policies and strategies agreed by the

         Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Safeguarding 

         in relation to provision for those children and young people

         at risk of educational exclusion for example those who are

         electively home educated, those in alternative provisions,  

         and those who are missing education

        Post 16 education and skills policies and initiatives-

         including links with FE colleges, adult education,

         universities and training providers

        Education inclusion

        Educational outcomes for those at risk of poor outcomes

        Specialist education services including the music   

         partnership, sports outdoor and recreation and education,

         school sports

        Governor appointment and development lead in line with

         local constitution

Post is held by