Director of SEND and Safeguarding

South Bank Multi Academy Trust, York, YO24 2RU

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

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L13 (£56,721 per annum)

Director of SEND and Safeguarding job summary

We are looking to appoint a Director of SEND and Safeguarding to provide exceptional leadership of these important areas of our work across our six schools.

This is an exciting, first-time post and the successful candidate will work with colleagues in our four primary schools and two secondary schools to agree on best practices and then work together to make our approaches world class.

The successful candidate will report directly to, and work closely with the Chief Executive and will be a key member of the Trust’s Executive Team.

You will lead and standardise the Trust's strategic and operational approaches to SEND and safeguarding. This role would be ideal for an outstanding practitioner with significant experience in the areas of SEND, inclusion and safeguarding across one or more schools.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12noon either on the advertised closing date, or at the point the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Applying for the job

Please call Zoe Pickard on 01904 806456, or email to arrange an informal conversation with Mark Hassack, CEO, to discuss the role in more detail.

The deadline for applications is 12pm Thursday 7 July, with assessment and the selection process expected to take place during the week commencing 11 July.

The application pack (containing further details about the role) and application form are available to download from the Trust website:

To apply for this vacancy, please submit completed forms electronically to, for the attention of Mr Mark Hassack

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About South Bank Multi Academy Trust

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

We are a group of primary and secondary schools based in the wonderful city of York. We ensure that all children experience education excellence every day so that they can achieve the very best outcomes – academically and in their personal development.

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