David Ross Education Trust (DRET) schools create rich and exciting learning environments, inspiring students to become their confident and successful best. We are committed to giving every child attending our 34 schools a world-class and well-rounded education.
We educate 13,000 students in 22 primaries, 11 secondaries and a special school and we have 1,900 teachers and staff. Our schools combine academic excellence with world class pastoral and enrichment provision, drawing on the best of what the independent sector has to offer within the state system.
We are looking for a dynamic and strategic Chief Executive to lead our MAT into the next exciting stage of our development. The successful candidate will passionately believe in our vision to provide an education that broadens the horizons of all our pupils They will share our ambition for every school to become Outstanding and for DRET to be system-leading in all areas. S/he will know how to harness the expertise of a strong central team, a highly engaged Chairman and a well-qualified Board, fostering an ethos of continuous improvement.
Our new Chief Executive will have a proven track record of success in strategic, operational and people leadership in complex, rapidly evolving organisations. S/he will possess exceptional interpersonal, ambassadorial and networking skills; will be confident and resilient; and will have the leadership skills needed to build these qualities in others and nurture leadership talent from within the organisation. Finally, the successful candidate will believe passionately in the transformative power of education.
For further information or to apply please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference number 4524. The closing date for applications is 0830hrs GMT on Thursday 30th January 2020.
David Ross Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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