Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust, The Old Deanery, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UG

Closing date:Expiring soon

Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust (BWMAT)Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust, The Old Deanery, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UG

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L29 – L36 £81,723 - £97,013 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Director of  Learning 

Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust

Salary: L29 – L36 £81,723 - £97,013 per annum

Relocation package negotiable 

Permanent, full-time


• Are you a highly effective and experienced strategic leader, ready for your next challenge? 

• Do you want the opportunity to be a key player in a forward-thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust?

If so, read on, because this could be the opportunity for you. 

This exciting senior post has arisen within the Central Support Team of the Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust (the Trust). This is a pivotal role for the Trust to support its consolidation, further growth and continued journey into an outstanding provider of education, rooted in its Christian principles and an ethos of genuine collaborative working.

Currently home to 31 primary schools, the Trust is highly sought after as a unique and distinctive option for both community and Church schools.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a Multi Academy Trust committed to high expectations, the very best learning offer and high-quality provision for all pupils.

You will lead the school improvement agenda and be accountable for school improvement within the Trust. You will hold strategic leadership and line management of a team of Regional Directors in each of the four geographical hubs to oversee a culture of continual improvement. You will work to secure rapid and sustained improvement for every school in the Trust, in order to ensure the best possible educational provision and outcomes for every child. You will ensure that schools are provided with the highest quality monitoring, challenge, support and intervention to achieve this. 

You should have considerable experience of successful leadership. Experience of working with schools, Local Authority or Multi Academy Trusts in either the primary or secondary phase is essential. Other associated experience such as Trusts, Civil Service, charitable or service industries would also be welcomed. You will be able to demonstrate your past successes in leading and implementing strategies for improvement and possess excellent research, data analysis, reporting and change management skills. You will have superb leadership skills and the credibility to motivate and empower others.   This is a demanding but rewarding role

We can offer:-

• A competitive salary

• A passionate, committed, highly skilled, and well-resourced central team

• A skilled workforce – Headteachers, teachers and support staff, committed to providing the very best offer for all our pupils

• Local government or teacher pension scheme

• The opportunity to continue your professional development with extensive CPD opportunities

• A supportive, collaborative and friendly working environment

• Wide-ranging staff benefits 

• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional discretionary days. 

Candidates are encouraged to contact the Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust and arrange to visit and meet with the Chief Executive Officer. If you would like to arrange this, please book an appointment via phone 01749 372700 or email Ashley.scott@bwmat.org  

The Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and all relevant pre-employment checks.

Application forms should be accompanied by a supporting letter and sent to the Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust by post or email to Ashley Scott (see email address above).  

Closing date: 12.00 noon 25th November 2019

Interview date: 9th December 2019

This post will commence April or September 2020 




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Type: English Primary Schools
Address: C/o The Old Deanery, St Andrew's Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1749 685278