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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Anglian Learning


  • Expired
£115,000 to £125,000
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
7 March 2018

Job overview

This vacancy is a unique opportunity to join a growing and ambitious Trust and to lead the shaping of an exemplar management model within education. The Trust is facing exciting changes and challenges and the post holder will need to build on our current strengths and develop structures and in-house central services to solidify and embed best practice across the Trust. The postholder will have the necessary agility to respond to change and challenge in the educational sector and will lead the outward facing work of the Trust

The public image and strategic leadership that the postholder will provide will maintain, promote and develop the values and ethos of the Trust. The legacy to the educational sector will be a multi-academy trust which provides outstanding educational opportunities to all students, enables young people to develop to their full potential in all areas of their lives and supports the shaping of the next generation. 

The position is suitable for an inspirational and innovative leader, committed to continual improvement who can lead the Trust in its growth strategy. He or she will have proven operational and strategic leadership and management experience. We are seeking a candidate with excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to strengthen partnerships and with a strong commitment to our values.  In return, we can offer you a rewarding future in a friendly and supportive environment, within a team of dedicated and talented staff who are committed to providing an outstanding education to all of the young people in our care.

Anglian Learning, a unique trust working in partnerships

Anglian Learning actively pursues a collective responsibility for achieving excellent outcomes for all learners across the Trust through clusters of self-sustaining, community-based schools that celebrate innovation, creativity and individuality.

We aim to raise achievement of all young people and use the collective energy of the Trust to improve life chances by:

  • Developing a dynamic and inspirational culture for teaching and learning excellence.
  • Providing students with stimulating and valuable enrichment opportunities across the curriculum.
  • Building a curriculum and assessment structure that will enable teachers, pupils and parents to celebrate success and respond swiftly to challenges.
  • Encouraging innovation and risk-taking through a focus on research and best practice locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Promoting, enabling and supporting leadership at all levels to flourish in individual schools and across the Trust.
  • Providing CPD opportunities for staff at all levels in the trust

Our Charter focuses on the key behaviours required within learning, leadership and operations which will enable the Trust to transform aspiration into a reality.


To make an application please complete the Anglian Learning Application Form, together with a Letter of Application, of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experiences will enable you to be successful in this role.

Please send your application to Ms Kathryn Oliver, Director of HR at

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 7th March 2018

Interviews: 27th & 28th March 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.  Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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