Catholic Senior Executive Leader (Chief Executive Officer)

Satis Education

  • Leadership Spine Points L38 - 42, £117,067- £129,140
  • Blackburn / North West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Catholic Senior Executive Leader (Chief Executive Officer)

Romero Catholic Academy Trust


Salary: Leadership Spine Points L38 – 42, £117,067- £129,140

Contract: Full time, permanent

Start Date: To commence 1st September 2024

Accountable to: The Board of Directors

Location: Romero Catholic Academy Trust Offices plus travel will be required to any of our Trust schools

The closing date for application is Friday 8th March 2024 9:00am


Romero Catholic Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational Catholic leader who will continue to develop the strategic direction and Catholic character of our Trust and its schools, inspiring and empowering staff at all levels.

This challenging but rewarding role involves working directly with schools, local governing bodies, our central team, and our Trust board to ensure the best possible education and the most effective use of resources in our rapidly growing and friendly Catholic Academy Trust

Romero Catholic Academy Trust is a family of Catholic schools serving the needs of children and young people in the Diocese of Salford, covering the areas of Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen and Calderdale. The purpose of the Trust is simple: We have come together so that our schools can work together to improve the outcomes, experiences and future life chances of our children and young people.

To achieve this, we uphold four key values:

·       Faith: to nurture our belief in God

·       Service: to live out the responsibilities of our faith by serving others

·       Aspiration: to aspire to fulfil the potential of each individual, created uniquely in the image of God

·       Collaboration: to work collaboratively; sharing and fostering the strengths and expertise of all.


The appointed candidate will be a practising and committed Catholic role model with the ability to drive the ongoing development of the Catholic Life of our Catholic Academy Trust. They will ensure the very highest level of educational opportunities for all children across the Trust and support all our schools to continue to improve as required by the bishop in his exercising of his canonical responsibility for excellence (c806ii) in school.

We are seeking someone able to inspire and motivate, able to communicate with and influence a wide range of partners and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strategic leadership credibility, with the ability to engage and lead an organisation in a way that is authentic, collaborative, and robust. They will have a proven track record in building effective partnerships and networks to support an organisation’s development and success.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience, we are looking for, then we will be delighted to hear from you.

To find out more and register your interest for the role please visit

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting Laura McGuningle on 07931 384683 or

·       The closing date for application is: Friday 8th March 2024 9:00am

·       Interviews will be held: Thursday 21st March and Monday 25th March

Romero Catholic 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. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Romero Catholic Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.


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