Welcome to Navigate

Sector specialists in education: school improvement services, multi-academy trust (MAT) and free school development, interim leadership and leadership recruitment.

We partner all education providers – schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, colleges, local and central government – to deliver education consultancy services and leadership solutions across the full spectrum of education and children’s services, including school improvement, finance and HR.

From finding and recruiting headteachers or principals and executive leaders to providing short term interim capacity, from assembling expert teams to establish multi-academy trusts and free schools to designing bespoke school improvement solutions, our specialist knowledge and understanding of the education sector gives us the edge and sets us apart from competitors.

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Our Services

  • Interim Leadership

    We specialise in recruiting interim leaders and education specialists. We work nationwide, with schools, academies, free schools, multi academy trusts, local authorities and other organisations to provide high quality short to medium term capacity.

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  • Leadership Recruitment

    We specialise in helping schools, academies and education providers recruit the very best talent including CEOs, directors, principals and headteachers. We deliver highly personalised and cost effective recruitment.

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  • Multi Academy Trusts & Free Schools

    We help an increasing number of clients across all stages of MAT/Free School development, including; business modelling, funding applications, due diligence, academy conversions, support services and the development of crucial systems.

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  • School Improvement Services

    We offer a wide range of education support services designed to help schools operate efficiently and effectively, getting the most out of their resources. We also support with the establishment and development of multi-academy trusts/Free Schools.

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Latest Vacancies

permanent Business Director - St. Bartholomew’s School, Newbury Newbury
permanent Head of School Strategy and Performance, Wakefield Council Wakefield
permanent Headteacher - Workington Academy, Cumbria
interim Interim Primary Headteacher - East
interim Interim Secondary Principal - West Midlands West Midlands
permanent Chair of the Board - Fulwood Academy Trust
permanent Coming soon........ Nationwide
permanent CEO, Plymouth CAST South West
interim Interim Secondary Headteacher, West Midlands West Midlands
interim Interim Finance Associate West Yorkshire/North West/London
interim Interim Headteachers Various
interim Academy Development – HR and Finance expertise

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Latest News

  • New year, new job - exciting vacancies coming soon

    Exciting new education leadership vacancies for 2017. We are recruiting to a range of academy and MAT roles.

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