The University of Chichester Academy Trust has built a strong reputation as a Multi-Academy Trust, providing exceptional support for its children and staff. Across the Trust there is a shared commitment for collaboration which has empowered leaders to share their expertise and work together for the benefit of all. The Trust family comprise over 5,000 pupils and 900+ staff located in 15 academies across Portsmouth, Hampshire and West Sussex. We are all committed to the same vision and values and a shared belief that education has the power to transform society.
Recent surveys indicate the pride in which pupils, staff and the community have in their school and the Trust. As we enter a new growth phase we are looking for a CEO who will be an inspirational strategic leader, enhancing the reputation and maintaining the position of the Trust as a system leader and collaborative partner promoting quality education provision for all.
This is a privileged position providing you with the opportunity to make a real difference to the life chances of current and future generations of children and young people, to inspire our workforce to be the best that they can be and to lead the Trust on its aspirational journey to excellence. The Information pack we have produced details the experience, skills and knowledge you will have to ensure success, but the fundamental qualities rely on leadership that recognises the importance of its people in attaining its vision. You will therefore possess high levels of personal effectiveness, credible leadership skills and the vision, drive and determination to support the achievement of ambitious goals.
We are recruiting due to the retirement of Sue Samson MBE, who would be pleased to speak with you informally if you would like to learn more about the Trust and the role before deciding to apply. To arrange a suitable date and time please contact Louise Birch, Head of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Closing date: 10 January 2022, 9.00am
Assessment/Interview: 20 and 21 January 2022
To apply, please refer to the Information Pack that can be downloaded with the application form at unicat.org.uk/find-job. To learn more about the Trust and the academy family visit www.unicat.org.uk
We are an inclusive organisation and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.