The Education Authority’s Senior Management structure comprises five directorates and the Chief Executive’s Office. Each Directorate is responsible for a range of services and functions.
Further information can be found below.
|Gavin Boyd||Chief Executive
The Chief Executive’s Office is responsible for Strategic Leadership and Operational Delivery; Change Management; Financial Management and Governance; Communications; Equality and Internal Audit. The Chief Executive is EA’s Accounting Officer.
|Clare Duffield||Director of Human Resources and Legal Services
The HR Directorate is responsible for HR Policies and Procedures; Employee Welfare; Recruitment; Employee Records; Equality Monitoring; Industrial and Employee Relations and HR Advisory Services for Schools.
|Clare Mangan||Director of Children & Young People’s Services
The Children and Young People’s Services Directorate is responsible for Special Education Operations and Provision; Pupil Support Services; Pupil Welfare Services (including Child Protection); Youth Service and Early Years.
|John Collings||Director of Education
The Education Directorate is responsible for School Improvement; Professional Learning and Development; Strategic Area Planning; Community Planning; Shared Education and Community Use of Schools.
|Joyce Bill||Director of Finance and ICT
The Finance and ICT Directorate is responsible for Budgetary Control; Management Accounting; Financial Accounts; Financial Planning; LMS; Payroll and Pensions; Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; Cash Management; Income Generation; Reprographics; Registry and ICT.
|Sara Long||Director of Operations and Estates
The Operations and Estates Directorate is responsible for Capital Development; Estate Services and Maintenance; Energy Management and Efficiency; Health and Safety; Catering Service; Emergency Management and Planning; Free School Meals and Clothing; Transport Service; Schools Admissions; Claims and Legal and Student Finance.