A new Director for Bridge21

We are seeking to recruit a new Director to lead  Bridge21 in developing and scaling-up our innovative team-based educational model for 21st Century learning in Irish secondary school classrooms through research, advocacy and building exemplars with partner schools.

We are seeking to recruit a Director who will:

•Develop and articulate the Bridge21 vision and strategy;

•Effectively manage key relationships with stakeholders such as our education/  business partners, our programme participants (students and teachers) and corporate and personal donors;

•Secure multi-annual income streams, to deliver our ambitious development programme;

•Influence and advocate on behalf of Bridge21  with Government, educators and the broader business community;

•Lead and develop a high performing and committed Bridge21 team.

The successful candidate will have strong leadership abilities, excellent insights into the drivers of change in education, the capacity to champion the Bridge21 vision and the ability to achieve ambitious income targets.

For an informal discussion, please contact our Academic Director Brendan Tangney at tangney@tcd.ie. If you are interested, please email your CV, along with a covering letter, setting out how you meet the key requirements for this role to: David Moffitt, Chairman, Bridge 21 at chairman@bridge21.ie by Wednesday 29th February 2012.

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