Top Job Digital and Communications Manager 37 hours, whole time

Digital and Communications Manager

  • Employer - Northern Education Trust
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Education
  • Location: - Stockton on Tees
  • Salary - Grade 8 SCP 37 – SCP 39 (£43,516 - £45,495 FTE)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours, whole time
  • Closing date - Thursday, 28 September 2023 12:00

Job Description

Please note:  the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity and will have the opportunity for contact with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 23 academies; 13 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.

We are looking for an experienced Web / WordPress developer to join the team. You'll be enthusiastic with a 'can-do' attitude; dedication and willingness to work hard, in a fast-paced dynamic environment. You will manage a small team of staff that will support with website management, updates, security etc. you will be responsible for the integration and management of the internal systems that are ran by the trust.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and managing plugins. You will work closely with the Director of ICT and Trust ICT Manager to develop Trust and Academy websites

Northern Education Trust offers:

?      The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;

?      The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;

?      The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.

?      A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;

?      A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.

Employee benefits

?      Free flu vaccinations

?      Free onsite parking

?      Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing

?      Access to various discount sites

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview.  Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

Contact information

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For more information, please contact Natalie Boston, HR Advisor, at

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