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Service Responsibilities

Children and Education Directorate

Within the Council Management Team, the role of Corporate Director of Children and Education is currently vacant.

Service responsibilities within our 'Children and Education Directorate' are within the remit of:

Corporate Director of Children and Education - Martin Kelly


Name Job title Service areas
Danielle Johnson Director of Children's Safeguarding Children's Safeguarding


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Director of Children's Safeguarding - Danielle Johnson

Danielle will be starting in this role in August 2022.


Name Job title Service areas
Maxine Squire Assistant Director of Education Education
Rose Howley Head of Service MASH, Assessment and Early Help
Sophie Keeble Head of Service Safeguarding Interventions
Jennifer Warr Interim Head of Service Corporate Parenting
Howard Lovelady Head of Regional Adoption Agency One Adoption North and Humber Adoption
Dallas Frank Head of Service Quality Assurance and Safeguarding/Principal Social Worker
Niall McVicar Head of Innovation and Children's Champion Innovation and Children's Champion
Paula Richardson Interim Head of Early Help Early Help
Sara Orton Service Manger Youth Justice Service Youth Justice Service


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Assistant Director of Education – Maxine Squire


Name Job title Service Area
Derek Sutherland Head of Effectiveness and Achievement School Effectiveness and Achievement
Barbara Mands Head of Education Support Services Education and Support Services
Alison Edeson Skills Team Manager Skills Team
Tina Hardman Principal Education Psychologist Educational Psychology
Karron Young Head of Virtual School Virtual School
Sue Day Head of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion

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