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Regional Officer - London & South - Full-time

St James the Great Academy (age 3 -11), East Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2006-102S
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:£28,000 - £34,000 (dependant on experience)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:18/10/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Regional Officers - London & South

Salary: £28,000 - £34,000 (dependant on experience) + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Location: Hybrid working - Kingsley Academy - Hounslow, Head Office - 163 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU and some home working


We are very excited to be recruiting for a new team of Regional Officers (ROs), who will play a key role in the Education team, and will be a crucial link that holds our regions together. You will foster cultural cohesiveness, facilitate effective communication between regional teams and Principals, and provide confidential governance and administrative support to our Regional Education Directors (REDs) and central governance team.

To excel in this role you will care deeply about effective communication and problem-solving in large organisations and will ideally have some knowledge or experience of championing high standards in administrative policies and procedures within an educational setting. 

As you manage the Regional Office, you will develop and implement office procedures, maintain office provisions, and ensure the smooth running of operational and strategic review meetings. You will also be expected to play a pivotal role in supporting our Academy Councils, which are vital in elevating the voice of our local stakeholders.



AET Staff Benefits 
Career development and training:
 AET offers a wide range of statutory and developmental training to help you succeed in your career.

Great pension | Healthcare cashback and helpline | Employee assistance programme
Free financial advice | Salary advances | Affordable loan scheme | Electric car and bike schemes
Lifestyle savings | Discounted gym membership | Travel and leisure scheme

Should you wish to find out more about this role, please contact Tanya Bentham at recruitment@academiesenterprisetrust.org.

Closing date: 18th October 2023


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. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 


Information about the school

We are a one form primary and nursery school situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Kent, 30 seconds from the nearest bus stop, 5 minutes from the train station and within easy reach of Maidstone, Tonbridge and London. We serve our strong, supportive and welcoming local community and are committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all of our pupils.

We can offer you:

A modern, well equipped, award-winning building and large grounds. A school where we collaborate, share and support each other to make sure all children achieve their very best. A school with exciting and attractive learning environments. Well supported teachers who are committed to driving high standards. Significant opportunities to further your professional development. Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children who will make you proud to be a member of staff.

Leadership at our school is forward thinking - and the well-being and work-life balance of our teachers is very important. We give autonomy to teachers and welcome fresh ideas. We want you to give us your best and our non-negotiables are outstanding attainment and progress for every child, coupled with kindness and warm-heartedness.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 842828


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.