Assistant Director of Education, Bridgwater, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bridgwater & Taunton College TrustBridgwater, Somerset

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L5 to L9, £46,212 to £51,011 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust is a Charitable School’s Trust supporting 8 schools and almost 4500 students in Somerset.


Salary: L5 to L9, £46,212 to £51,011 per annum

Full-time. Permanent

Ideally we are looking for a full-time colleague, but we are open to discussing flexible working options 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Trust whose culture and activity are driven by the core belief that every child should achieve their potential.

We are seeking a superb colleague to work as part of the Trust School Improvement Team under the direction of the Director of Education with a specific focus on our Primary Academies.  As such, this is a senior position in the Trust determining the strategic and tactical approaches deployed in our academies to support raising standards of achievement so that we are able to realise our ambitions that Every Child Achieves.

The ideal candidate will be someone that genuinely understands school improvement and who has a track record of delivering improved outcomes for children.  We are looking for an intellectual presence, that understands teaching, learning and more importantly, has a forensic understanding of assessment in national testing across the primary age range.  The ideal candidate is someone who has experience of senior leadership.

 Full details and an application pack can be found in the Vacancies section on: 

Closing date for applications: Noon, Friday 24th January 2020

Anticipated Interview date: Tuesday 4th February 2020

Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position. 

More about Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Bridgwater College Academy, Parkway, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4QY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 12878 455464
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In 2012 the Bridgwater College Trust was formed by Bridgwater College, as the sponsor, to oversee and support the new Bridgwater College Academy, which was formed by the amalgamation of three predecessor schools - East Bridgwater Community School, S...