Chief Executive Officer, Stoke-on-Trent

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Alpha Academies TrustStoke-on-Trent
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Start date: Negotiable Start Date
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Six Figure Salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Alpha Academies Trust was created as a cross phase multi-academy Trust, with the core purpose of transforming learning and providing the highest quality education for children and young people in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire. In four years of operation, we have invested in our academies to develop learning environments for the 21st century and staffing of the highest calibre.  As a result, our academies are improving steadily and gaining a reputation for providing academic challenge and opportunity combined with the highest standards of pastoral care. We offer our children and young people both vocational and academic pathways so that they are thoroughly prepared for a fulfilling and rewarding future.  Three more academies will join the Trust in 2018. Our expansion has been measured, sustainable and supported by our local communities. 

We are now seeking a Chief Executive Officer who is passionate, creative and visionary with the outstanding leadership skills necessary to drive further improvement and growth. We are seeking someone who will lead the productive collaboration between our Academies and establish a culture of ambition. 

The successful candidate will have previous experience of educational leadership across multiple centres demonstrating a successful track record in school improvement and a clear understanding of strategic and financial management.  

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Debbie Daniels by email at 

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes including an enhanced DBS disclosure.  

Please download an application from our website, or by emailing Mrs Cathryn Owen at   

Closing Date for this Post: Friday 17th November, 2017 at 9.00am 

Visits will be available to all sites: Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th November, 2017 

Interview Date: Both Friday 24th and Monday 27th November, 2017

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More about Alpha Academies Trust
Address: C/o The Discovery Academy, Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 882100