Thursday, 26 November 2020 10:48

Diocesan Director of Education

Permanent Full Time
Salary Range: £65,000-£70,000 depending on experience

This is an exciting opportunity to join our senior team in the Diocese of Derby as Director of Education. This role requires inspirational, compassionate and courageous leadership sharing wisdom in the delivery of a compelling vision that seeks to advance the Kingdom of God. It requires a resolve to bring together the world of education and the church, to live “life in all its fullness” enabling schools to deliver an excellent education underpinned and enriched by a deeply Christian ethos.

We are looking to appoint a person with innovative and entrepreneurial flair, with hands-on educational experience and a commitment to and understanding of the church’s mission. It is an influential, exciting diverse role, and so the ability to think strategically, prioritise and delegate with discernment is essential. 

The role is both statutory and strategic, leading a key component of the wider diocesan mission for all children and young people, and their families, across the 111 Church schools and parishes. 

If you are excited by this role, we look forward to hearing from you. Please find below application form and information pack.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role or further information regarding the administration of the interview process, please do not hesitate to contact; The Venerable Carol Coslett, Archdeacon of Chesterfield, Chair of the Board of Education

Closing date for applications: Friday, 8 January 2021

Interviews:  Tuesday, 26 / Wednesday, 27 January 2021

>> Director of Education Application Pack [PDF]

>> Application Form [Word]

>> DDBE Strategic Planning [PDF]

>> DDBE Accounts [PDF]


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