Chief Executive Officer

Scholars Academy Trust, Leicester, LE2 4LJ

41 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Summer Term

  • Closing date

    9 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership £88,170 - £102,137

What skills and experience we're looking for

The CEO will be responsible for the professional leadership, strategic direction and management for the Trust. The CEO will be an exemplary role model to the school communities enabling continuous improvement of school standards and quality. The post holder will fully embed the ethos of the trust and schools in all aspects of their work.

As a growing Trust we are looking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who has outstanding experience as strategic leader with a proven track record of success who can to guide the Trust through the next stage of development. It is essential that the successful candidate is a highly motivated, inspirational and respected professional who is able to develop and articulate the vision, values and ethos of the Trust. They should be able to inspire and empower others to embrace and deliver the vision. This role offers a blend of strategic and operational responsibilities and therefore it is essential that you bring strong leadership experience from a trust or federation. The CEO will be accountable and take responsibility for the performance of all schools within the Trust and will be a driven and ambitious leader who is committed to creating the optimum educational opportunities for all pupils across the Trust. The role combines vision and delivery, shared responsibility alongside accountability, communication, transparency and engagement. This particular role will suit a successful leader who likes to be involved at all levels and will lead in shaping and setting direction, will be excited about appreciating the individualities of our schools, but also be able to align excellent practice across our schools providing a more consistent approach.

What the school offers its staff

A chance to join a trust at an exciting time in it's development. With one new school having recently joined, we re looking to bring more schools into the trust, with your leadership.

Further details about the role

Please read the recruitment pack carefully which can be downloaded as a pdf. This contains further details on our Trust, the role, job description and details of how to apply and what to include.

Commitment to safeguarding

Scholars Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure form the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).

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About Scholars Academy Trust

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

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