Purpose of NCER Chair
Ensure that NCER continues to be the foremost organisation in the area of educational performance data analysis for local authorities.
Provide strategic direction and leadership to the NCER through chairing the core NCER meetings, and promote effective professional relationships within NCER (and between its suppliers and strategic partners in local and national government.
The NCER Chair will be an external ambassador for NCER and will work to ensure that strategic partners outside local authorities understand and support the work that NCER does. NCER’s strategic partners include the DfE, Ofsted, ADCS, Solace, the LGA and NPIMG.
In work with ADCS and the LGA in particular, the NCER Chair will work to ensure that senior and strategic managers are aware of, and promote the effective use of, NCER products within their local authorities.
Use Existing Experience
The NCER Chair will normally be a local authority senior officer with responsibility in the area of school improvement, or a recently retired colleague with a similar background, with a view to enabling effective linkages between management information specialists and school improvement specialists. The NCER Chair must have, or be able rapidly to develop, credibility at national level with NCER’s strategic partners.