Northern Education Trust

Working to fulfil the potential of young people

Privacy Notice

PRIVACY NOTICE for the workforce employed or otherwise engaged to work at a Northern Education Trust.

Privacy Notice - Data Protection Act 1998

The Northern Education Trust is the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act.

Personal data is held by the academies and central team about those employed or otherwise engaged to work in our academies. This is to assist in the smooth running of the academies and/or enable individuals to be paid. This personal data includes some or all of the following: identifiers such as name and National Insurance Number; characteristics such as ethnic group; employment contract and remuneration details; post "A" level qualifications; and absence information.

The collection of this information will benefit both national and local users by:

  • improving the management of school workforce data across the sector;
  • enabling a comprehensive picture of the workforce and how it is deployed to be built up;
  • informing the development of recruitment and retention policies;
  • allowing better financial modeling and planning;
  • enabling ethnicity and disability monitoring;
  • supporting the work of the School Teacher Review Board and the School Support Staff Negotiating Body.

We are required to pass on some of this data to the Department for Education (DfE)

If you require more information about how the DfE store and use this data please click here.

If you are unable to access this website, please contact the Trust or the DfE as follows:

Northern Education Trust

Cobalt Central, Unit 5 Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0QJ
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0191 594 5070

Public Communications Unit

Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 0370 000 2288

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the Trust or the DfE without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.