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Interim Chief Executive Officer (0.4 FTE) - Southern Academy Trust

Salary details: £40000 - £40000

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North Dorset, Shaftesbury
Occupational group
Salary details
Part time actual salary £40,000 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Kirsty Williams
Contact email
Contact telephone
01747 859243
Closing Date
25 July 2019
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Job Start: Required September 2019

Contract: Interim Contract until 31 May 2020

Southern Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an interim CEO with a proven track record in school improvement and inspirational leadership. The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate strategically, delivering on the Trust’s vision and its Christian ethos. Ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning for all students will be core to this post. The successful candidate must be able to develop strong strategies and be able to lead highly capable teams to realise the Trust’s core objectives. The interim CEO will serve as the Trust’s Accounting Officer.
Southern Academy Trust currently comprises 4 academies including 3 primary schools, a secondary school and has the benefit of an international boarding house. The Trust is an innovative and forward-thinking organisation, which offers employees a nurturing environment and excellent CPD.

The successful candidate must embody the Southern Academy Trust spirit, bringing everyone together, working collaboratively and nurturing a high-performance culture with all key strategic stakeholders. A commitment to building partnerships, both internally and externally, combined with the vision and tenacity to make our plans a reality are the essence of what we are looking for. If you would like to become part of our Trust and have the leadership skills to strengthen what we do, please do apply.

If you would like further information, a confidential conversation with the Chair of Trustees or to arrange a visit please contact Kirsty Williams on 01747 857694.

Interview date: To be confirmed

For further details or to submit an application details please contact HR on hr@southernacademytrust.co.uk or 01747 859243.

This trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

At Southern Academy Trust, we are committed to closing our gender pay gap. We therefore welcome applications for job shares for all positions we advertise.