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Executive Roles

Forum Strategy supports executive leaders to plan, grow and thrive. We provide executive coaching – drawing on our extensive experience providing training, development and coaching to CEOs; and on our ‘sector-leading’ thought-leadership work, including our new book: ‘Being The CEO’.

Our Executive Coaching support can be ongoing, time-limited, or simply provided to support leaders in their specific job applications and interviews for senior executive positions. For more on how we support executive leaders, please visit: Leadership Coaching, Training and Development


Current Executive-level opportunities:


Deputy Director of Education

Reach2 Academy Trust – Locations Nationally – across East Anglia, West Midlands and London and South East areas

Salary: £80,000 – £100,000 per annum

Closing date: 09/04/19 at noon

Interviews: 23/24/25 April 2019

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Executive Principal

Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust – Leicestershire

Closing date: 10/04/19

Interviews: 30/04/19 – 01/05/19

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Executive Principal

Academy Transformation Trust – Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire

Closing Date: 10/04/19

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Chief Executive Officer

Uttoxeter Learning Trust – Stoke-On-Trent

Salary: circa £85,000 dependent upon calibre of successful candidate

Closing date: 15/04/19

Interviews: 29/04/19

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Chief Executive Officer

Tandridge Learning Trust – Warlingham, Surrey

Salary: £110, 000 – 125,000 p.a.

Closing date: 16/04/19 at 5.00pm

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Chief Operating Officer

Empower Learning Academy Trust – Essex

Closing date: 17 April 2019

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School Improvement Leader – 0.6 (3 days per week) – Fixed Term for 2 Years

Oaks Trees Multi Academy Trust – North West England

Salary: £39,230 – £45, 411 a year – Leadership Scale L21 – L27

Closing date: 23/04/19

Interview date: 03/05/19

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Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Hamwic Education Trust – Southampton

Salary: £106, 575 p/a.

Closing date: 24/04/19 at 12pm

Interview dates: 09/05/19 – 10/05/19

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Business Director

Salary: £63,806 – 70,370 (depending on experience)

37 hours per week, All Year Round (Term Time working considered for the right candidate)

Based at Finham Park 2, Torrington Avenue

Closing date: 29/04/19 at 9.00 am

Interviews: 08/05/19

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Why choose Forum Education?

  • Supportive: We deliver an annual national new headteachers conference (with over 80% of delegates rating the event as ‘excellent’ in 2016) and provide leadership development resources and training for leaders of multi-academy trusts across England.
  • Informed: We stay ahead of policy, research and guidance from across the sector and beyond – not least through our weekly briefing on key education policy, research, grants and other developments.
  • Trusted: We are a trusted organisation, providing consultancy to some of the country’s largest and most successful schools groups.


Our commitments to clients include:

  • Supporting educational improvement wherever possible;
  • Staying informed on the key & emerging issues;
  • Producing high quality research & communications;
  • Ensuring our integrity & maintaining client confidentiality at all times;
  • Being responsive & professional in all that we do.