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Associate Education Director - Secondary

Anthem Schools TrustLondon, the South East and the East Midlands

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 – Secondary Phase to join our Anthem School Improvement Team and work alongside the Education Directors who are responsible for a group of five secondary schools in London, the South East and the East Midlands.

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced senior 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.

As a successful and respected professional  with a strong track record in delivering strategic and operational excellence, you will have substantial experience of raising standards, either as a Head Teacher/Principal or Deputy Headteacher/Senior Vice Principal and in a wider leadership role, most likely within a multi-academy trust structure.

The team has ambitions to work cross-phase, so our ideal candidate is someone with secondary school expertise who is also interested in developing their understanding of primary education.

Your leadership style, commitment and drive will inspire and motivate your team to deliver their goals and continuously raise standards, in pursuit of educational excellence across all our academies.

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 job description and person specification on our website here. If  you would like to discuss the role, please contact Lasma Geide, Executive Assistant who will organise for you to speak with Jane Coley, Education Director.

Applicants must complete the Anthem application form to be considered for the role which can be found at the end of this page. Please  email your completed application form to 

Application deadline: Monday 27th September 2021 at 12.00 noon.

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.  

Interview information: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 11th October 2021. 

Find out more about Anthem at 

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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