Education Partner, Southwark

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The Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Multi-Academy Trust (SDBE MAT)Southwark

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Permanent

Includes Car Allowance

Travel between schools is expected.

The Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Multi-Academy Trust (SDBE MAT), based near London Bridge, is starting to build its own, first class, dynamic and forward-thinking team to support a growing number of schools with their varying needs. To deliver our service, we are seeking to recruit a Education Partner who can provide high quality advice, guidance, support and challenge to raise school improvement.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in working in an advisory/consultancy capacity in primary/secondary schools eg. School Improvement Partner, SIAMS Inspector, Consultant Leader, NLE, LLE, Executive Headship, National Strategy Consultant, OFSTED Inspector.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to excellence and the distinctiveness of Church schools
  • Has proven experience of school leadership and/or LA/National Strategy work/Academy work
  • Is a committed Christian
  • Will add to the dynamics of our superb team

The role will involve:

  • Working face to face with our schools
  • Delivering training
  • Supporting senior leadership appointments
  • Shaping policy
  • Liaising with local authorities
  • Developing strategy
  • Brokering support across our schools
  • Developing School Chaplains

In return, the successful candidate will:

  • be a member of a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
  • be supported through a comprehensive professional development programme;
  • work within an organisation that has high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
  • Receive a generous holiday entitlement
  • Benefit from membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing support
  • Interest free season ticket loan

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon children’s learning.

The SDBE MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Prospective candidates are invited to contact Mark Burnett, Chief Operating Officer, ( to arrange an informal discussion about the job.

Application packs are also available from Cheryl Kuit, SDBE MAT Administrator (Tel: 020 7234 9207 or e-mail

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 3rd August 2018
Shortlisting: Monday 6th August 2018.
Interview: Monday 13th August 2018.

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More about The Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Multi-Academy Trust (SDBE MAT)
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: 48 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 234 9201
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