Diocesan Director of Education

Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle

The Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle are seeking to appoint a proactive, organised, and skilled people person to the role of Diocesan Director of Education (DDE) in our Joint Education Team (JET).

You will serve in the leadership of both diocese as a member of the Bishop’s Senior Leadership Teams while maintaining strong relationships with other key partners and organisations. You will provide both strategic and visionary leadership to ensure our Christian vision is understood and implemented across all our schools, so that children, parents, and staff of all faiths and of none can experience “life in all its fullness.”

The JET supports our Church of England schools across the Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle. Together, across both Dioceses, there are 10 local authorities and 106 schools consisting of First, Junior, Primary, Middle, High and Secondary Schools, including one Free School. Approximately half of our schools are in one of our 8 Multi-Academy Trusts, including 3 Mixed MATS.

Closing Date: 12 September 2024

To apply for this job please visit www.durhamdiocese.org.