Chief Executive Officer

Launceston College, Launceston, PL15 9JR

This job expired on 23 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 January 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 December 2021

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L33-L43 (£92,624 - £117,197)

Chief Executive Officer job summary

Due to the retirement of our current CEO in summer 2022, Trustees are now seeking to make a permanent appointment to an exceptional leader to take the Trust towards the next stage of its development. The new CEO, reporting directly to the Trust Board, will lead the delivery of the Trustees’ strategic and operational vision, putting pupil and student outcomes at the heart of everything they do. The CEO will be responsible for overseeing and working with our strong and dedicated team of Principals to ensure the continued improvement of educational standards, equality of access and achievement for all, and effective use of resources across the Trust. Through a highly collaborative approach, exceptional communication and strong interpersonal skills and the determination to make a positive difference, the CEO will have a track record of success in delivering a strategic vision that drives a culture of continuous improvement and ensures the highest possible achievement for all. The CEO will be highly accomplished at developing professional networks and partnerships, have a clear understanding of the current education landscape, strong financial acumen and a proven ability to manage risk effectively. It is important to us that the leader we appoint will have the confidence, vision and skills to lead the continued improvement and growth of the Trust, whilst at the same time ensuring the health and wellbeing of pupils, students and staff. For further information on this role, please contact our Trust HR Manager, Gemma Kee on 01566 772 468 or STFGK@launcestoncollege.org.uk Closing Date – Sunday, 23rd January 2022 Please ensure your application is submitted by the closing date/time and that the post for which you are applying has been stated clearly on the application form. Applications received after the closing date/time will not be accepted. A link to the application form can be found at the end of the applicant pack. Shortlisting Applications will be reviewed during the week beginning Monday, 24th January 2022 and candidates will be invited to tour some of our schools on 31st January and 1st February 2022 (COVID-19 guidance dependent). Interviews The interview process is planned to take place over two days on Wednesday, 2nd and Thursday, 3rd February 2022. Please be advised that the interview process is dependent on COVID-19 guidance and restrictions and may be subject to change. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references prior to employment. Details of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website.
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About Launceston College

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Multi-academy trust
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The Launceston College Multi Academy Trust consists of six schools with approximately 3,300 students and 550 staff. They are Altarnun Primary, Atlantic Academy, Bideford College, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School. Bideford College and Atlantic Academy are situated in North Devon. Launceston College and the three primary schools are situated in and around Launceston, Cornwall.

We seek to develop adventurous students, who have the character, resilience and self-awareness required to be successful. We have exceptionally high aspirations for our students and seek to support them no matter what their background or circumstances.

We offer a distinctively broad, personalised, and academically rigorous curriculum across our primary and secondary schools, and aspire to the highest standards of teaching and learning.
As a Trust we share information and best practices to ensure we focus on an excellent and sustainable 0-19 learning journey for children, with a strong focus on our school and Trust community.

The Trust offers expert guidance and advice to students to help them shape and achieve their future goals without limitation. We want to equip every student with the knowledge, skills and values they need to achieve the very best that they can.

Please note that the Trust is currently changing to become the Tamar Learning Trust, as we are eager to adopt a Trust name that is inclusive of all of our schools and which reflects the journey of our students.

We seek applicants who are aligned to our aim and vision and have the talent and passion to deliver that vision successfully. We support all our schools with our Trust-wide leadership and management, teaching and learning, school improvement, financial, administrative, estates, safeguarding and HR expertise.

We are looking for professional staff who can support the delivery of an exceptional education for the young people in our care and are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified professional to join our Trust as Chief Executive Officer.

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