People and Equality Strategy Project Leader

London (Central), London (Greater)
£50,000 - £65,000 (pro rata for 0.8 role)
25 Nov 2020
11 Dec 2020
HR Jobs Level
Consultant, Manager, Specialist
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

London-based (when office has reopened), with frequent remote working

0.8 to 1.0 FTE; two years’ fixed-term contract

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (pro-rata for 0.8 role)

Are you a remarkable project leader who wants more?

more opportunity to lead a remarkable project, to inspire more opportunities for our children to choose a remarkable life.

We are a family of schools brought together by one common vision and a passionate belief that each and every child can lead a remarkable life. An excellent education transforms lives and every pupil who attends one of our schools is given the support, care and opportunity they need to flourish.

You are someone who will lead and coordinate the design, delivery and implement

  • The People Strategy
  • The Equality, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EEDI) Strategy
  • Education Services Directorate’s contributions to the AET Five-Year Strategy

You will lead this across AET’s national network of academies in line with our core values and vision for all our children to lead remarkable lives.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience as a project leader and thinker who is able to see the big picture and to lead, coordinate and develop others so that their work delivers real benefits for AET’s pupils.
  • Outstanding leadership and project management skills, and good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects.
  • Capable of solving complex problems, whilst maintaining the creativity to generate flexible solutions in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to plan forward over two and five years and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Confidence and ability to tell the story of what we are trying to achieve, enthusing others about AET’s five-year vision.

The role is ideal for individuals with previous experience in a successful project and programme leadership and management. We welcome experience from any sector-- particularly government, the corporate sector, and/or the education sector. You will work directly with the National Director to ensure that the work is effectively managed and delivers against AET priorities in order to provide the best possible support to AET’s primary, secondary, and special academies.

You will be joining the leading inclusive educational trust in the country - one where you have more opportunities to forge your own path, where your work is truly valued, and where you will receive the recognition and rewards to motivate you to build on your achievements.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.

We offer:

  • More influence - As a Trust with 58 schools, the work of our support team directly influences the lives of tens of thousands of children.
  • More opportunity for a national role - Our central team develops strategies and resources that support our academies nationwide.
  • More connection - A chance to experience what’s happening within our diverse academies.
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin.
  • More ambitious, professional and passionate colleagues - All focussed on delivering remarkable lives.

This post is a two year fixed term contract until December 2022 and is required to commence in January 2021. Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 14th December 2020.

Closing date: Friday 11th December 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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