School Adviser for the Diocese of Leeds Education Team

Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust, Leeds, LS1 2EX

20 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    5 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

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  • The post is full time (35 hours per week) but mimics the working pattern of school leaders. There will be a requirement to work some evenings.

Contract type



£52,990 with non-contributory pension

School Adviser for the Diocese of Leeds Education Team job summary

The Diocese of Leeds Education Team wish to appoint a highly motivated, talented and effective education professional to the post of School Adviser: Leadership (Primary). The successful applicant will contribute positively to our dynamic team, promoting educational excellence in our family of 240 Church schools and academies.

With a proven track record of primary headship and school improvement you will use your interpersonal skills and experience and to:

  • Build a strong professional relationship with a portfolio of Church of England Schools and Academies to enhance and enrich learning opportunities for all.
  • Take a lead role in creating, implementing and sustaining significant aspects of Church school development, improvement and effectiveness.
  • Contribute and bring expertise to the Diocesan Education Team including supporting, planning and delivery of its distinctive professional development and training.
  • Respond to diocesan, local, regional and national educational strategy and initiatives, under the direction of the Director of Education.

We will provide you with opportunities for professional development and encourage you to take a leading role in the formulation and delivery of Diocesan education policy and practice. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a committed team, with a great reputation who work openly and collaboratively in a culture of mutual support.

The Diocese of Leeds is geographically the biggest diocese in the country so a willingness to travel is a must. However, the huge range of schools we support, from rural Dales village schools to large urban academies in West Yorkshire, provides richness to our daily work and professional development.

We would love to hear from you if you have the drive and desire to provide the best for our young people and schools.

Additional allowances

A competitive package includes a competitive annual salary of £52,990, reimbursement of car and travelling expenses, an 8% non-contributory pension with up to an additional 5% matched contributions.
Holiday entitlement includes 30 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, plus four customary days a year (between Christmas and New Year).

Applying for the job

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required.
How to Apply:
To arrange an informal discussion please contact:
Deputy Diocesan Director of Education, Simone Bennett 07539 873862

The application form can be accessed via:

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
07539 873862

Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust is one of eleven multi- academy trusts within the Diocese of Leeds.
The Trust has placed this advertisement on behalf of the Diocesan Education Team.
This role will involve working with schools and academies across the Diocese.

About Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust

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