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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£36,298.00 - £40,481.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade H

[230918] Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead job summary

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen within our rapidly developing Multi Academy Trust for an exceptionalDiversity, Inclusion and Belonging Leadtojoinourteamonapermanentbasis.Thedetailsofthisopportunity are:

Post: Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead

Location: Remote (hybrid delivery model of home and some site based according to business requirements)                                      

SalaryRange:  NJCGradeH£36,298risingtoamaximumof£40,481perannum (pro-rataifpart-time). Salary is pending the national NJC pay award for 2023.

Hours/ContractType: Parttime, 20 hours per week,Permanent;52.14weeksperyear

For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, annualised hours, compressed hours or staggered hours. Please wait until the job offer stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible for the role.

Anexciting and unique opportunityhasarisenwithinourrapidlydevelopingMultiAcademyTrustforatalented Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead to join our team.
  • Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference, every single day, not only to its people but the lives of children in its communities?
  • Do you want to work for a forward-thinking and inclusive organisation?
  • Are you a passionate and experienced Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) practitioner, keen on working in the education sector and wanting to make a difference?
Our People Team is responsible for delivering a quality, responsive and professional service to the Trust within a busy and at times pressurised working environment. As the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead, you will report directly to the Director of People.
The Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead is a critical member of the leadership team, making a vital contribution both strategically and operationally to the cultural journey of our Trust and in helping us achieve our ambitions.
  • You have excellent relationship skills
  • You are passionate about improving equity and outcomes for people
  • You are an expert facilitator
  • You are an inspiring storyteller
  • You are relentless in following the data
A strong background within EDI work and/ or system-wide working is particularly useful in this role. A ‘hands-on’ mindset is also essential. We are organisationally lean, and whilst you will be well-supported by a wider leadership team you will be the sole EDI specialist in the Trust. You will have the flexibility and support to collaborate and connect with EDI peers across the Multi Academy Trust sector. A strong background in organisational development and/ or system-wide working is particularly useful in this role.


Ifyouhaveanyqueriesaboutthisrole,pleasegetintouchby contactingtheRecruitmentTeamon recruitment@reachsouth.orgor 07759365064.

Closingdate:forapplicationsisSunday 1st October 2023 at midnight
will be held in ‘Virtually’ (via video link) on Monday 9th October 2023


PleasenotethatReachSouthAcademyTrustisalicencedSponsorforCoSapplicationsandtherefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles(only).For allother rolesapplicants are required toprovide therequired documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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