The Eden Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Director for Central Services and Schools; this is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding professional.
Salary range: Leadership scale, point 29-38 (£84,979 - £105,145);
Start date: September 2020.
The Eden Academy Trust are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate into the new and exciting role of Director for Central Services and Schools. This cross-academy role forms part of the Senior Leadership Team of the Trust and the successful candidate would be expected to work with the CEO, Director for Academy Development and Director for Finance and Operations to lead the strategic development of the Trust.
The Director for Central Services and Schools will have the following main duties:
Member of the senior leadership team of the Trust;
- Facilitating collaboration and innovation across the different parts of the Trust, building on our current good practice and motivating and inspiring us to greater heights;
- Performance management of the Senior Headteachers;
- Performance management of the Service Managers for Family Services, Therapy Services and Professional Development and Support Services;
- Research and Development.
This role has arisen as a result of a re-structuring of the Senior Leadership roles in the Trust to take into account its growth and ambition. It is important that all prospective candidates are fully aware of the aims, aspirations and organisational set-up of the Eden Academy Trust as one of the largest special school Multi Academy Trust (MAT) in the country.
To learn more about the position and Trust, please download and review the Candidate Pack. For further information about the work and schools within The Eden Academy is also available via our website.
The appointment of the Director for Central Services and Schools role will be from September 2020 (the start date can be flexible because of the current situation with Covid-19)
If you would like to discuss further details regarding the role or the start date, please contact Colette Haugh on the contact details provided in the candidate pack, who will arrange for you to speak to Susan Douglas, CEO. Susan will be able to tell you more about how The Academy works; our ideas and aspirations, and address any questions prospective candidates may have regarding the role of Director for Central Services and Schools.
Interviews: Tuesday 28th April 2020, please be aware in the current circumstances the format for this is under review. Successful shortlisted candidates will be provided with full details of the interview process on Wednesday 22nd April 2020.
Closing date: Monday 20th April 2020 at Noon.
CVs will not be accepted.
The Eden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.