Please see below for a list of our current vacancies.

February 2019

Job: Academy Trust Senior HR Officer
Salary: £40,000 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 0.8FTE (will consider TTO)
Closing Date for Applications: 8th March 2019
Interviews: w/c 11th March 2019
Position Available: Immediately
Downloads: Job description

DDAT are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced Senior HR Officer who will bring enthusiasm and drive to lead the development and consolidation of the Trust HR operations through the next exciting stage of our growth.

DDAT and DDAT 2 are the Multi Academy Trusts that currently oversee and support 23 schools across Derbyshire and Derby City. Established in 2013 by the Diocese of Derby, DDAT is committed to providing high quality education for all children in their academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles. With a healthy pipeline of schools who are in the process of joining the Trust, the new Senior HR Officer will play a pivotal role in the growth of DDAT.

The post holder will be approachable, and an effective communicator able to build trust and positive relationships with senior and middle leaders as well as all stakeholders, providing expertise and leadership across all aspects of people and change management within the schools, and on the interpretation of HR best practice and school policies and procedures.

As a key member of staff in a central team, they will also be expected to be heavily involved in the whole range of issues that could impact on the Trust’s mission.

Closing Date for applications: 8th March 2019, 12 noon.
Interviews: w/c 11th March 2019.

For an application pack or to arrange an informal discussion regarding this role, please email

Completed applications should be submitted by email to

Derby Diocesan Academy Trust (DDAT) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. DDAT actively encourages a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.