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Head of Education

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    £90,000 per annum

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    Nataliya Starik-Bludova

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    07717 003 792

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Are you looking for the next step in your career... and do you want to make a difference?

East Midlands Academy Trust are looking for a Head of Education who has a strong background in affecting positive change and has an extensive knowledge of strategies to achieve the very best outcomes for young people. We are looking for someone who has a solid track record of success when it comes to student progress ensuring all young people in our care receive the best educational opportunity.

This an exciting opportunity to support a dynamic and forward-thinking executive leadership team leading the change and reinvigoration of the amazing 7 schools within the East Midlands Academy Trust. The Trust is at an exciting time in its development and is on a rapid journey of improvement and the support of an experienced Head of Education is crucial to the growth of all schools within the Trust.

The successful candidate will lead with confidence and must be passionate about how the power of education transforms lives. They must demonstrate relentless optimism, determination, and commitment to raise aspirations for the young people within the Trust. They must lead by example and be a source of support and guidance to colleagues. They will have the highest expectations of every student, in terms of achievement, character and conduct. They will be passionate about equality of education, a committed to finding creative solutions to broaden experiences. They will work closely with the Heads of Schools, the school effectiveness team to develop and implement high quality education across the schools.

Our Trust was first established in 2012 and now has seven schools across Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes - one all-through school, one secondary school and five primary schools.

Our Vision: To provide excellent practice which inspires and develops young people and children

Our Mission: To be the first choice education provider in our communities

Our Values: Inclusion, innovation, inspiration, integrity, impact

We are driven by a strong moral purpose that every child has the right to outstanding teaching and leadership. It is our passion to work with our children, their parents and carers and our staff to create world-class schools that demonstrate integrity of purpose through high aspiration for every child. We set high expectations for our leaders and teachers to support and stretch every child to ensure they make excellent progress and build the skills, knowledge and attributes that will prepare them well for secondary school and beyond.

By working for our Trust, you will be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.

These include:

  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities

  • Dedicated support from our school improvement team

  • Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools

  • A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation

  • A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme

  • Childcare vouchers scheme

  • A corporate eye care plan

Every child deserves to be the best that they can be.

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

If you would like more information, or to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact our advising consultants: Nataliya Starik-Bludova on 07717 003 792 or James Griffin on 07736 491 816. All enquires will be treated confidentially.

To apply, please download the candidate pack and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form under Supporting Documents Below:





Closing date for applications is: 09:00 on Monday 7 June 2021