Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Education, Southampton

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hamwic Education TrustSouthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £106,575 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

How does a role working with 29 academies, 10,000 pupils, 1600 staff and a passion for school improvement sound? Interested? Then please continue….

  • 10% retention and performance bonus payable October
  • Private medical insurance
  • Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer
  • Place of Work:  Head Office, Nursling, Southampton
  • FTE: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Start Date: September 2019 (negotiable for an earlier start)

Key Purpose:

Hamwic Education Trust (HET) are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Education) to lead our provision and support the CEO in ensuring the highest possible educational outcomes for all pupils within HET.

HET is a large dynamic, fast-paced Trust with currently 29 academies across the South Coast. Linked to 6 community based partnerships, there are 27 Primary academies, 1 secondary and 1 Hospital School within HET.

With educational outcomes at the heart of what we do, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Education) is a key position at HET, in which the right candidate can make a significant positive difference to our academies and pupils.

The role will involve leading a highly professional and dedicated Standards Team to support the academies within HET and raising educational provision for our academies. The Deputy Chief Executive (Education) will also be the Designated Safeguarding Lead Officer for HET.

The successful applicant will be an experienced educationalist with a successful/exemplary track record of school improvement, extensive knowledge of the curriculum, safeguarding and Ofsted, having worked in a variety of contexts and phases. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

If you are ready for a new challenge and enjoy working with an organisation where no day will be the same, then please apply.

This exciting, varied role has a start date of September 2019, however an earlier start might be negotiable.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact or telephone 02380 786833 to arrange a telephone

Please visit our website: for an application pack.

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019
Interview Dates: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th May 2019

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

More about Hamwic Education Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Unit E, The Mill Yard, Nursling Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 0AJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 23 8078 6833