Director of Digital Learning, Enterprise and Sustainability

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Bedford Girls' School

UK

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Role Managed by:

Frances Crossley

Research Associate

t: 020 7340 6217

e: frances.crossley@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 27/01/2022

Bedford Girls’ School (BGS) is a forward-looking independent day school for girls aged 7-18. BGS is a future-inspired community underpinned by the International Baccalaureate philosophy of education; our students are the creative-thinkers, change-makers and problem-solvers of the future.

We have created a new Senior Leadership Role to reflect our commitment to remaining at the forefront of innovation and sustainability in education. The Director of Digital Learning, Enterprise and Sustainability will champion the School’s digital strategy of integrating technological innovation into teaching and learning; be responsible for cultivating a spirit of entrepreneurship; and developing a commitment to sustainability across our community. Central to the role will be the ability to forge meaningful external partnerships with outstanding global education institutions, industry, business and enterprise.

The successful candidate will bring a track record of outstanding leadership in the areas of innovation and enterprise from a career in education, industry, or in a charitable settings. They will be a strategic leader with the ability to analyse complex datasets and to identify fertile learning and business opportunities. The development of this new role will require an inspirational and ambitious individual who is a first-class communicator, able to bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world opportunity and always striving to enrich the lives of our students.

Bedford Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the Council of Governors expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

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