This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
0.8 FTE to 1 FTE
Contract type
Leadership Salary Scale

Job summary

Sapientia Education Trust is a rapidly growing multi-academy trust and seeks to appoint a motivated Director of Safeguarding and Attendance to join our team.

The role has the flexibility of being 0.8 PTE or FTE, to be agreed with the candidate.

The Director of Safeguarding and Attendance will work across all Trust Schools. You will be responsible for delivering high quality practice, advice, guidance, training and support to all schools on safeguarding and attendance including mental health as part of the safeguarding agenda. You will be taking the strategic lead of the vision to become a centre of excellence for safeguarding and attendance and ensure high standards and progressive as well as responsive approaches, are in place.

This senior leadership role would suit an individual with expert knowledge of safeguarding, and we are open to both teaching and non-teaching professional backgrounds.

For further information, please contact the HR Team via the details below.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2021”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01953 609012

About Sapientia Education Trust

The Sapientia Education Trust (SET) was established in 2016 with the purpose of bringing like-minded schools together to work in partnership to deliver a world class education to pupils in Norfolk and Suffolk. The term Sapientia comes from the logo of the founding school, Wymondham College, and means wisdom. Our work is cross-phase and involves a strong commitment to staff development and on-going training for all staff in our schools. We believe that collaboration and partnership work helps raise standards and we work with a range of schools within and beyond our Trust, including through the Sapientia Teaching School Alliance.

Head office location

Morley, Wymondham, NR18 9SZ

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