ICE Partnership Director

Bradford, West Yorkshire
£49,284 pa - £52,632 pa
21 Nov 2018
04 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full time

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Bradford Council, Business Partners, and the University of Bradford, FE partners, and schools are working together to progress the design and implementation of a critical and ambitious transformational Industrial Centre of Excellence approach to post-14 careers and education.  The approach is focused on achieving our ambition of ensuring that our young people are prepared for the world of work to support the future economic prosperity of Bradford. 

A key element of work will be the establishment and the on-going development of a nine Industrial Centres of Excellence.  This new Partnership will be critical to the successful delivery of our ambitions for to build coherent sequenced career and technical education pathways leading to a highly-skilled workforce which delivers excellent outcomes for Bradford’s young people.  Our ambitions for change will be delivered through an ICE District Partnership Plan. 

The Role

Bradford Council and partners are seeking to appoint a Partnership Director to lead the transformational ICE approach to post-14 career and technical education, harnessing the passion for improving education and employment outcomes and social mobility that exists with the district and building on the culture of partnership and collaboration to deliver the bold and ambitious partnership plan.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Partnership Director with a track record delivering system change and change at a senior level. We are seeking an effective communicator and relationship builder, who can work closely with system leaders to drive performance and to meet the targets of the plan.   The successful candidate will be motivated by a passion to improve outcomes and social mobility for Bradford’s children and young people and will have the ability to operate effectively in complex situations.  The Partnership Director will encourage collaborative working with partners across business and education, and will engage, promote and communicate the ambition within the approach, ensuring the effective delivery of the ICE District Partnership Plan.

For further information regarding this post please contact Phillip Hunter on 01274 439575 or email

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

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Closing Date: 4th January 2019.