National Leader for Behaviour and Attendance, 183 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU

Closing date:Expiring soon

Academies Enterprise Trust183 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent

Contract: Full-time, permanent or 1 year secondment considered

Achieving high standards in behaviour and attendance is a priority focus of our school improvement strategy and as the National Leader for Behaviour and Attendance you will deliver on AET’s priorities to improve attendance, reduce persistent absence, improve the quality of behaviour and reduce overall levels of exclusion across the Trust.  

At AET we recognise that promoting regular attendance and positive behaviour make a vital contribution to pupil achievement and school improvement. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating our strategy for behaviour and attendance and through this support staff across all AET primary, secondary and special academies to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding in supporting positive behaviour and regular attendance to improve performance outcomes across the Trust.

To be a success in this important role for  AET you will possess outstanding leadership skills, demonstrate success in leading change across a large complex organisation and be able to scale effective practice across our academies nationally. You will establish highly effective working relationships with Principals, Headteachers and senior leaders in all academies across the group, offering strong support, advice and challenge to secure the highest standards of behaviour and attendance. With this, you’ll help us achieve our ambitions of enabling all our students to lead remarkable lives.

Academies Enterprise Trust is a national network of over 60 primary, secondary and special academies.  Under new leadership, with an entirely new executive team and new Trust Board members, AET is now a radically different organisation.  School improvement, governance and finance have been overhauled as part of a trust-wide programme to reform and renew AET and, as such, this is an exciting time to join the organisation.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career opportunities across the network, with a culture of developing and retaining the best
  • Access to high quality professional development to enable you to grow and development in your role
  • An annual season ticket loan (where applicable)
  • Teachers' Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • The opportunity to work at the forefront on education learning technology with Google G Suite
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme

This position is a full time, permanent position but secondments are encourage and will be actively considered and supported.  The role is required to commence as soon as possible. 

Closing date: Monday 19 November 2018

If you would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Frances Soul (National Director of Education) at

Please send a full CV and a covering letter (two pages maximum) outlining your interest by email to

We would be particularly keen to understand:

  • Your relevant experience
  • Your involvement with behaviour and attendance
  • Why you feel that we should call you for interview

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Academies Enterprise Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 3rd Floor, 183 Eversholt Street, Kings Cross, London, NW1 1BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 947 5700
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