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Chief Education Officer

The Brigshaw Learning PartnershipLeeds

The opportunity:


The Brigshaw Learning Partnership are looking to appoint a Chief Education Officer to lead our six Primary schools and one High School. 


The successful candidate will provide dynamic, ethical leadership to the schools in our Trust, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning and successful outcomes for all students.


This exciting, career defining, opportunity has arisen for an outstanding, visionary leader. We are looking for an innovative individual who will provide the strategic direction and educational leadership needed in shaping the future of the Brigshaw Learning Partnership.


The Brigshaw Learning Partnership is a multi-academy trust in outer east Leeds, established in 2016. Our schools have been working together for many years and are committed to achieving the best for all of our children and young people through our values-driven mission to ensure ‘Success and Respect for All’.


The candidate will:


  • have proven leadership and management skills within diverse and complex organisations. 
  • have a commitment to upholding the values of the Trust.
  • be inspirational and credible.
  • have a proven successful track record of raising standards.


We welcome visits to the Trust, to arrange this please contact Wendy Harrington, email. harrinw02@brigshawtrust.com or tel. 07713234203. We recognise that due to restrictions not all candidates will be able to visit the Trust, if instead you feel you would benefit from a confidential conversation with one of the Directors of the Trust then please contact Wendy Harrington as above.


Application packs are available from Emma Duffy, Avec Partnership Ltd, tel. 07585919241 or email: emma.duffy@avec-partnership.com. Applications should be returned to Emma Duffy via email.


Closing Date: 15th January 2021 at 12pm 

Interview Date(s): 28th and 29th January 2021


This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to have an up to date DBS disclosure

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