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Associate Education Director – Primary

Anthem Schools TrustEast Midlands – Lincolnshire

Anthem’s mission is to create ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives. Our approach is built on three core values - integrity, collaboration, and excellence. These values reflect the culture we want to achieve throughout our organisation, from the boardroom to every classroom in each of our schools.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Education Director – Primary Phase to join our Anthem School Improvement Team and work alongside the Education Directors who are responsible for a group of Primary schools in the East Midlands. 

We are seeking for an inspirational and experienced Educational Leader, with the skills and expertise to contribute to the work of the Anthem School Improvement Team and add significant value to our schools through implementing the Trust’s School Improvement Strategy.

A successful senior educational leader with a strong track record in delivering strategic and operational excellence, you will have experience of raising standards, as a Headteacher. 

Your leadership style, commitment and drive will inspire and motivate others to deliver our shared goals and continuously raise standards, in pursuit of educational excellence across all our schools. 

If you feel you have the skills, experience, and ambition we are looking for, we would be delighted to hear from you.

More information about this exciting opportunity can be found in the enclosed job description and person specification. If you would like to discuss the role, please email and we will organise for  you to speak with Marie-Claire Bretherton, Education Director. To apply for this role, please complete the enclosed Anthem Application form and return to

Applications deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 8 December. Please note that we reserve the right to close the recruitment campaign earlier than this date subject to the volume of applications received.  We therefore encourage candidates to submit applications as early as possible.  

Interviews: Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 15 December 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

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