Director of Education

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Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Director of Education

Responsible to: DEMAT Chief Executive Officer
Location:   Grace Building, Ely. 
Travel to DEMAT schools and other Trust locations as required
Hours of work: 35 hours per week. There may be a requirement to work outside of  normal working hours

DEMAT is a successful and flourishing MAT with 39 primary schools currently. We are seeking to appoint a Director of Education to join the Executive Team to lead and further develop the Trust’s education offer.  The person appointed will bring a fresh perspective and work with Headteachers, teachers, and governors to develop curriculum and pedagogy as the heart of all we do.  
We seek an experienced and innovative senior education professional who understands the power of curriculum and how it can be used to create sustainable success. They will combine a record of successful strategic leadership and sustainable school improvement with imagination, flair and determination to succeed. Our new Director of Education will be an exceptional leader with the energy, rigour and authority to represent the group effectively at the most senior levels in education.
If you are a successful headteacher or senior leader within a MAT who recognises the importance of a sequenced, aspirational curriculum in raising outcomes for all pupils and who has the intellect and credibility to bring others with you on a curriculum journey, we would welcome your application.
Further details on DEMAT and the role are provided in the attached applicant pack. We welcome informal discussions regarding the post; please contact Laura Barton, HR Co-ordinator via email at: or tel: 01353 656760 (option 4) for further information in the first instance. 

Applications should be sent to Laura Barton to arrive no later than 10am on Friday 18 October 2019. 

Closing date: 10am on Friday 18 October 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

DEMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an enhanced DBS check.

More about Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: Grace Building, 8 High Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4JY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1353 656760