Strategic Hub Lead – Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Locality

November 18, 2021
Job Type
Grade: Hay Grade 12 All Year Round (SCP39 £45,594 – SCP46 £52,569)
Contact Name
Zoe Simpson
Telephone Number
School Name
Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Children and Family Centre (Pilgrims' Way School)
Manor Grove, London
School Borough
Billing Address
Pilgrims' Way School


We are looking to appoint an outstanding Strategic Hub Lead to join our skilled, enthusiastic and committed team. The post holder will be required to lead a multi professional team in delivering high quality services across the four children’s centres in the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe locality, working closely with partners.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who:

  • Is experienced and skilled in improving outcomes for children and their families with a particular focus on 0-5’s
  • Is a visionary leader with who can motivate and inspire others to provide the highest standards of services for children and families
  • Has a good understanding of high quality early years practice
  • Has considerable interpersonal skills required for building and motivating a diverse team across a broad locality
  • Can analyse and interpret data to ensure children’s centre services meets the needs of its community as well as fulfil Ofsted criteria for an Outstanding judgment
  • Has a sound understanding of all aspects of Safeguarding and can reflect this across all functions and services.
  • Has the ability to collaborate with a range of partners to ensure high quality multi agency planning and service delivery takes place across the children’s centres.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to build on our strategic programme of early intervention and prevention initiatives across a diverse reach area
  • Support from a skilled and knowledgeable leadership team
  • An organisational culture that values the voice of its team and encourages innovation
  • An inclusive and flexible approach to working with families built on strong values and principles
  • Excellent professional development opportunities for the right candidate

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are committed to making a difference to the lives of our children and families.

Candidates are encouraged to visit to the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Children’s Centres by prior appointment as we consider this an important part of the recruitment procedure.

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Children's Centre are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  We conduct value based interviews and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age.

To be successfully shortlisted candidates need to demonstrate how they meet the credential / capabilities as set out in the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 2nd December 2021 at 1:00pm

Shortlisting will take place on: A date to be agreed

Interviews will take place on: A date to be agreed

Please note: We do not accept CV’s

Completed application forms should be emailed to:

Posted applications should be sent to Zoe Simpson, Pilgrims’ Way School & Children’s Centre, Manor Grove, London, SE15 1EF.

To discuss these posts and to arrange a visit please contact Gregory Doey at Pilgrims’ Way School and Children’s Centre on 0207 639 1995 or email