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The Department for Education

Location: Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton
Salary: £350 per day
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th January 2020
Closes: 1st March 2020

The School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) is seeking to recruit a chair that demonstrates the following criteria:

  • Expertise in providing strong leadership at a senior level in a complex organisation.
  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of pay, remuneration, performance management, labour market and reward issues and a strong understanding of the policy, financial and operational constraints that impact on remuneration decisions, especially in the public sector.
  • Expertise in analysing and interpreting detailed information such as statistical and economic data and information on legal, policy and HR matters and to draw appropriate conclusions.
  • Able to command the respect of others quickly, particularly those of opposing views, and to facilitate agreement across a wide range of perspectives and attitudes.
  • Experience chairing a group or board with diverse skills and experience, to reach a well-founded consensus
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to challenge and engage courteously with others in debate and logical argument.

Further information on the STRB is available at:


The time commitment for this position is approximately 30 days per year, for which an attendance allowance of £350 per day is payable. This is a ministerial appointment and will initially be for up to three years.

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2020

Please visit the public appointments website for full details of this vacancy and information on how to apply

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