COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Chief Executive Officer of Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust

Location
Coventry, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2019
Ref
REQ006877
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 17/04/2019
Salary Competitive
Job category/type Senior Management

Job description

Location: Coventry
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust (BFMAT) is an exciting new development established by Coventry University Group as the Trust sponsors. BFMAT is committed to providing an outstanding educational experience to students. We aim to make a positive impact on our students' futures and commit to working with them to achieve this. We hope this will open up wider exciting opportunities to help enhance their academic potential and their careers by working closely with them.

We are looking for a CEO to lead the Trust and provide strategic vision and leadership to grow the Trust, promoting excellence in all areas of the work. The CEO will be key in shaping the strategic vision and values of the Trust. Initially in the Sixth Form College sector,genuine partnership work will enable the Trust to become a national leader in teaching and learning, demonstrated through learner engagement and indicators of educational success.

The post-holder will also lead the development and implementation of the Business Plan. Embedded within this will be an effective corporate environment that allows the Trust and its constituent academies to achieve excellence.

You will be a strategic thinker with a proven track record of visionary curriculum leadership. You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of working in the 16-19 education sector at a senior level. As you would expect of this role,high-levels of communication, influencing and negotiating skills are essential.You should also be able to present complex strategic concepts effectively and have a high degree of staff and financial management experience.

If you can demonstrate a passion for education, we would love to hear from you.

Informal enquiries should be made to the Company Secretary gemma.towns@coventry.ac.uk or by telephone to 0247 765 7030.

To apply, CVs and supporting letters should be submitted to the Company Secretary, gemma.towns@coventry.ac.uk by the closing date of 17 April 2019.

Interviews are to be held on 30 April 2019.

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