25 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Chorus Education Trust is seeking an inspirational and driven leader with a track record of success as a Headteacher in education who aspires to outstanding achievement for all its students. The successful candidate will work with the support of Chorus Education Trust colleagues to develop the quality of education and safeguarding and inclusion across the trust schools.

The new Executive Director of Education will have the opportunity to work within the collaborative environment provided by this growing, local trust, to lead the development and improvement of the educational experiences for the children and young people across the trust.

What the school offers its staff

Chorus Trust is a growing trust, committed to providing every child with the best education in both primary and secondary schools across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire. Through Chorus Trust’s South Yorkshire Teaching Hub, it trains and develops teachers, giving staff and children access to the very best educational thinking and practice.

Silverdale School, Westfield School, Hope Valley College and Malin Bridge School will be joined by Eckington School on 1st April 2023. Two more primary schools will be joining the trust in September.

Chorus Education Trust is proud to support flexible working arrangements.

Further details about the role

Applications should be made by completing the application form in detail and by a letter of application of not more than two typed sides of A4 in length. CVs and Sheffield City Council / Derbyshire County Council application forms will not be considered.

The section of the form entitled ‘Suitability for the Job’ should address the contents of the personnel specification enclosed and should include details of experience and qualities which equip you for the post. A covering letter in lieu of completing this section is acceptable.

Completed application forms and letters should be emailed to Carly Braid via recruitment@chorustrust.org and should arrive no later than 11:59pm on Sunday 16 April 2023.

All applicants are asked to supply a telephone number and an email address for each referee quoted on their application form so that contact can be made without delay.

The two-day interview process will take place on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April 2023. Details of the interview arrangements will be sent to all shortlisted candidates.

Potential candidates are encouraged to arrange to visit one of the trust schools for a tour and a discussion with the CEO. Please contact nmason@chorustrust.org to arrange this.

Please understand that we cannot acknowledge receipt of individual applications.

At Chorus Trust we are committed to the safeguarding of all our pupils, please visit our website to access our safeguarding & child protection policy: www.chorustrust.org/policies

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations

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About Chorus Education Trust

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
0114 2357983

Arranging a visit to Chorus Education Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nmason@chorustrust.org.

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