Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Job Roles:
Chief Executive Officer - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Academy Trust
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£61,223 - £66,743 (negotiable depending on exp for an exceptional candidate)
2nd Sep 2019
Start Date:
Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust
Job Ref:

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £61,223 - £66,743 (negotiable depending on experience for an exceptional candidate)
Start date: January 2020
Location: Lincoln

It’s an incredibly exciting time to join the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust as our new Deputy CEO.

We’re a family of soon to be 16 schools brought together by a shared vision to improve the life chances of all our children through excellence, exploration, encouragement within a distinct Christian ethos. Established as a multi-academy trust by the Diocese of Lincoln in December 2013, we’re a unique organisation that celebrates the individuality of every school whilst promoting an uncompromising belief in the power of collaboration and distinct Christian ethos to support all our c2600 pupils be the best they can be.

Based in Lincoln, you’ll be joining a committed and successful central team that will look to you for leadership, support and challenge. You’ll work closely with our CEO, influencing and leading at a strategic level on key priorities across the trust. You’ll also have the opportunity to work directly with a group of committed and ambitious leaders in one of our three ‘hubs’ - providing strategic direction and school improvement support for a small group of schools.

We’re a creative and inclusive organisation, willing to embrace new ideas and innovative ways of working and will look to you to inspire and challenge us. You’ll work collaboratively and shape effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders across the trust and beyond, seizing initiatives and inspiring and motivating others to embrace new opportunities.

Our new Deputy CEO will already be an effective leader with strong school improvement expertise and excellent knowledge of the primary or secondary curriculum. Composed and confident engaging with a wide range of audiences and stakeholders, they’ll also have a keen eye for detail and experience and understanding of the current inspection framework. Above all you’ll have the tenacity and drive to pursue excellence in all schools and be skilled in forging strong and lasting relationships with colleagues at all levels.

We welcome applications from candidates of all faiths and none, although you must be able to convey an understanding and appreciation of the deep and powerful values we hold as a faith trust.

You will:

• Support and challenge leaders at all levels to be servant leaders sharing the responsibility for all of the children in all of the schools
• Hold true to our values and aspirations keeping all children at the heart of all of our decisions
• Help build a family of schools with strong Christian values at the centre of all that we do flowing out to transform local communities
• Most importantly, you’ll bring a passion for developing, with schools, a creative and multi-faceted school improvement strategy which will enable the school communities to flourish through ‘excellence, exploration and encouragement’ within the love of God.

In return, we offer a genuinely career-defining opportunity to join a committed team who are already delivering great results and ready to support you every step of the way.

For a confidential conversation, call our recruitment team on 01904 567818 or visit

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 18th September 2019.

The Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects Christian values. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.
The LAAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust
Tel: 01904 567 818
Contact: Recruitment Team

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