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OAK Academies Trust aspires to be outstanding in all areas and we seek to recruit individuals of the highest calibre who can demonstrate the experience, skills and determination to help us meet this aspiration.

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 and we only accept applications resulting from advertised posts and not speculative enquiries. Please note that applications will only be accepted from candidates completing the appropriate application form, and CVs are not accepted in substitution of these forms.

If you have any enquiries regarding working at OAK Academies Trust, please email or contact the HR Manager, on 0116 271 4941

Chief Executive Officer Vacancy 

Oak Academies Trust currently supports five academies across Leicestershire. Our academies cover all age ranges, from Foundation through to Key Stage 4, and we are proud that they include some of the highest performing outcomes in the country.

Our vision is a group of schools that offers incredible opportunities to our students, where everyone achieves to the best of their ability, is inspired for their future, and has the doors opened for their next stage of life, whatever that may be. Our role is to ensure that we can deliver that for our young people.

We’re proud of our diverse communities, and the family feel that is synonymous with our schools. Children are supported to their fullest potential, and able to follow a 3-16 joined up curriculum throughout their entire school career should they wish.

As a growing organisation, we are looking to appoint an experienced and inspiring Chief Executive Officer to guide our executive leadership team through of the next phase of the Trust's development.

You will be an excellent communicator, a team player who is able to work under pressure and manage effectively the complex process of multi-disciplinary teams. The post of CEO is critical to the successful leadership of the Trust, with responsibility for working closely with the Chair, the Board of Trustees, the Trust central team and Heads to develop, implement and monitor our strategic vision and associated business plans so that these are embraced by all key stakeholders at each academy. It is essential that the successful candidate is a highly motivated, inspirational and respected professional with an outstanding track record in successful leadership.

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• The closing date for applications is: 16th September 2021 @ 9:00am

• Shortlisting will take place on: 17th of September 2021

• The final interviews will take place: w/c 20th of September 2021

For an informal discussion please contact Craig Keady at to arrange a call