The Education Village Academy Trust is currently recruiting for the following vacancies:

Director of People and Culture 

We are looking for an inspiring and highly credible people professional, who brings significant experience in leading transformation programmes, developing and implementing people strategies and has a deep knowledge of culture and organisational development. A confident changemaker, with a collaborative and informed approach to all things related to people and culture, you will play a crucial role in driving the achievement of our ambitions.

For further information or to discuss the position in confidence, please contact Marie Roe, Chief Operating Officer on or telephone 07855 550214.

How to apply:
• Visit
• Download the recruitment pack and application form
• Send your completed application form to

Closing date: Friday 21 June 2024, Noon
Final interviews expected week commencing 8 July 2024

About Us
Established in 2006, the Education Village Academy Trust (EVAT) is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) made up of 6 academies and schools in the borough of Darlington. We are an ambitious and growing Trust, with another school set to join us in the autumn of 2024 and the establishment of a new free school (for children and young people with special educational needs) planned in the 2026/27 academic year.

We provide education and support to over 2000 children and young people in the town and its neighbouring areas, and our mix of mainstream and specialist provision across all phases is unique. We’re an impactful Trust with extensive experience of improving schools and academies to achieve ‘good’ Ofsted ratings.

Our vision is simple:
The Education Village Academy Trust is a place where learning has no limits
Our mission is to deliver exceptional learning experiences to all our children and young people. We stretch aspirations and aim to inspire everyone who learns and works with us to reach high and achieve their potential.

Supporting Documents:
Application Form – Support Staff (EV)
EVAT Director of People and Culture JDPS May 2024
FINAL Job Advert – Director of People and Culture – May 2024

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