Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Part Time (0.4)
Required September 2019
Location: Shaftesbury, Dorset
Contract: Interim Contract until 31 May 2020
Closing Date: 25 July 2019
Southern Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an interim CEO with a proven track record in school improvement and inspirational leadership. The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate strategically, delivering on the Trust’s vision and its Christian ethos. Ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning for all students will be core to this post. The successful candidate must be able to develop strong strategies and be able to lead highly capable teams to realise the Trust’s core objectives. The interim CEO will serve as the Trust’s Accounting Officer.
Southern Academy Trust currently comprises 3 primary schools, a secondary school and has the benefit of an international boarding house. The Trust is an innovative and forward-thinking organisation, which offers employees a nurturing environment and excellent CPD.
The successful candidate must embody the Southern Academy Trust spirit, bringing everyone together, working collaboratively and nurturing a high-performance culture with all key strategic stakeholders. A commitment to building partnerships, both internally and externally, combined with the vision and tenacity to make our plans a reality are the essence of what we are looking for. If you would like to become part of our Trust and have the leadership skills to strengthen what we do, please do apply.
For further information, a confidential conversation with the Chair of Trustees or to arrange a visit please contact Kirsty Williams on 01747 857694.
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This 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 have an enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.
We are committed to closing our gender pay gap. We therefore welcome applications for job shares for all positions we advertise.