Education Director
Location: Head Office in Reading and schools across South East England
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Start date: September 2020 (or earlier by negotiation)
Salary: Competitive, negotiable depending on experience

Anthem is a multi-academy trust serving over 8,000 children and young people in 16 schools across the
East Midlands, London and Thames Valley. We are supported by Education Development Trust, an
international company with charitable status that has been providing a range of education services all
over the world for over 50 years.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Education Director to join our Education Executive Team.
We are looking for an experienced, dynamic individual with a successful track record as a Headteacher
or Principal who can take responsibility for a group of four secondary schools in London and the South
East and contribute to the strategic development of the Trust. The team has ambitions to work cross-
phase, so our ideal candidate is someone with secondary school expertise who is also interested in
developing their understanding of primary education.

As an Anthem Education Director, you will work alongside schools’ leadership teams and local
governing bodies, playing a pivotal role in raising standards yet further so that they all become great
places to work, study and flourish. As part of the Trust’s Education Executive Team, you will help to
shape policy, practice, strategic planning and future growth at an exciting time in Anthem’s

We are committed to being a place where everyone can thrive, so as part of our senior executive team,
you can look forward to high-quality, bespoke professional development opportunities, the chance to
work as part of an innovative and collaborative team and a competitive salary package.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange an informal discussion with the Anthem Chief
Executive, Andy Yarrow, in the first instance. This can be arranged by contacting his Executive
Assistant, Lasma Geide on 01189 021637 or by email: [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Monday 24th February at 9.00am.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held from week commencing Monday 2nd March.

Find out more about Anthem at

Anthem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must undergo child protection
screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.