The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) is a new role
and part of our strategic approach to increasing our leadership capacity. Reporting
to, and deputising for, the CEO, this is an exciting opportunity to lead across
the trust, with a strong focus on standards, safeguarding and our education offer.
The successful candidate will also work alongside the CEO and Trust Central
Team to ensure that Waterton meets its statutory and ethical obligations and continues
to deliver the strategic aims set out by the Board of Trustees. The DCEO will
be a key player within the organisation and take a lead role in developing our
work within the trust and wider partnership areas.
The DCEO will be responsible for all areas of the
education offer. The primary focus of the role will be to lead and effectively
deploy our school improvement and inclusion teams. The DCEO will also be
responsible for supporting our academy leaders in delivering excellence
throughout our thirteen academies, specialist provisions and preschool settings.
We wish to appoint positive people who want to make a
difference. Achievement focused, with a strong belief in inclusive education, the
post holder will be passionate, highly driven and will play a significant role
in the next phase of the Trust’s development.
Waterton Academy Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.
Waterton Academy Trust follows safer recruitment processes which all applicants will be subject to. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidates and two satisfactory references. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of any unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview.
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