Executive Director Instructional Leadership Institute, EPG
Cape Town, South AfricaSalary details : Competitive + benefitsContract : PermanentStart date : As soon as possible About the role : This is an exciting role that will give the post-holder an opportunity to have system-wide impact.
You will lead the organisation, ensuring the team carry out the mission and vision of ILI.
With support from the ILI board, you will lead on strategy, oversight of the organisation and quality assurance.
You will be responsible for business development, fundraising and stakeholder management.
As Executive Director you will be accountable for ensuring all project objectives are delivered on time and within budget.
Additionally, you will manage a Dean and a Programme Manager.
About you : The post-holder will have been an effective leader within the corporate or NGO sector, and will ideally have some experience within the broader basic education sector.
You will be a credible professional both internally and externally and have experience of managing a large and complex team and its budget.
The successful candidate will champion our values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners.
About us : Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education.
We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life.
In the UK, we are a network of 37 schools, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference.
Through Ark Ventures, we incubate, launch and scale initiatives that address some of the most intractable issues in education and society, both in the UK and around the world.
Incubated within UK education charity, Ark, the Education Partnerships Group (EPG) is an international not-for-profit consultancy that partners directly with governments to shape and strengthen their education systems through pragmatic and implementable policies.
We believe that every child has the right to a high-quality education, wherever they go to school.
We also believe that the world cannot afford to lose another generation of children to the education crisis.
Our vision is that every government is equipped to ensure that every child goes to school and learns.
We offer : Agile working - a dynamic and flexible internal culture that gives employees control over the way they work and supports wellbeing.
A competitive annual leave entitlement - 25 days plus bank holidays.An employer pension and benefits contribution - 6%.Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience.
Access to interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as childcare vouchers.A proactive, positive and progressive approach to team development.
Ongoing, intensive coaching and support of the ED, Dean and Coach.No applications will be accepted without a motivation letter and contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates.