Thank you so much for your interest in the role of Chief Executive Officer at our Trust.
Ascend Learning Trust is a dynamic, professional, and expanding group of seven schools set in the South of England, in Wiltshire. Due to the planned retirement of Mr George Croxford, our existing CEO and former head teacher of Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, the Trustees are looking to appoint another exceptional leader to take the Ascend Learning Trust and the team to the next stage of its development.
This role involves working closely with our Executive Leadership Team and Trust Board in conjunction with the senior leaders within our academies to deliver the strategy and vision of the Trust and continue to deliver the necessary strong outcomes across our family of schools.
We require someone with:
- Exceptional communication and strong interpersonal skills who can collaborate with others.
- A strong determination to make a positive difference.
- A track record of success in delivering a strategic vision and show evidence of effecting a change in culture to drive a continuous improvement.
In return we can offer you:
- An opportunity to work as part of a supportive team.
- A competitive salary and Teachers pension contributions.
- Ongoing high quality professional development opportunities.
- Company Benefits platform including gym & shopping discounts.
The application pack will assist you in applying for the role. Further information about the Ascend Learning Trust and our academies is available on our website www.ascendlearningtrust.org.uk.
How to Apply
To apply please ensure you complete an application form available from the Trust website www.ascendlearningtrust.org.uk or complete the online application. Accompanying documents can also be attached but should be no more than two sides of A4. Should you wish to discuss your application or have an informal conversation with either with myself, or our incumbent CEO, please do contact our recruitment team on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be submitted via email@example.com.
Please note CVs will not be accepted. You must complete the application in full giving details of all employment, training, and gaps in employment since leaving school. Please ensure the closing date for applications is met, we cannot be held responsible for lost or late applications.
Due to the large number of applications is it not always possible to respond to each application but we aim to respond within two weeks of the vacancy closing date.
Closing date: 9am, 1 February 2023.
Ascend Learning 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.
Please note any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.