Jobs / Vacancies

  • Project Manager - Midlands

    We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to support a Director of Education of a newly established Multi Academy Trust in the Midlands.  You will work alongside the Director to support the development of the trust’s operating model.  Your immediate tasks include project managing the development of the marketing materials and website, developing the governance structures and supporting the trust secretariat function, managing the due diligence process of schools wishing to join the trust and working with the trust’s lawyers to manage the academy conversion process.  For further information, please contact Jo Fish on 0113 287 8445.

  • Interim CEO, Multi Academy Trust - Yorkshire

    We’re looking for an experienced school improver who has experience of working at an executive level in a multi academy trust.  You will have experience and understanding of the regulatory framework with experience of carrying out the Chief Accounting Officer role.  Our client is looking for an experienced leader to provide interim CEO support from Easter for c6 months.  For more information, please contact Jo Fish on 0113 287 8445.

  • Academy Development - HR and Finance expertise

    Navigate supports multi academy trusts and individual academies to plan and grow sustainably. We deploy expert teams in a variety of disciplines, adding capacity where and when it is needed the most. Our flexible model means that trusts can create bespoke packages of support that align to wherever they are in their growth journey. So, if you bring specialist expertise in academy development, in either HR or Finance – we’d like to hear from you.

    Please call Tracy Jackson or Jo Fish to find out more on 0113 287 8445 or 0203 637 5007.

  • Primary Interim Headteachers - Yorkshire

    We are working with a Local Authority and two Multi Academy Trusts in Yorkshire to source proven interim leaders, adding interim capacity to schools and provisions facing challenging conditions. Currently we are looking for experienced headteachers who have recent experience of delivering rapid and sustainable improvements to overall school effectiveness. These are complex roles, managing multiple stakeholders and partners, but working in this way you will have the potential to make a lasting difference to the lives of children and young people at a crucial point in their education.

    If you are interested in these or similar opportunities, please contact Jo Fish or Rachel Singer on 0113 287 8445/ 0203 637 5007.

  • Teaching & Learning Advisers (Primary) - East Yorkshire and Midlands

    We’re looking for experienced school improvement professionals with a successful track record of making rapid and sustainable improvements in teaching and learning to work in a large multi academy trust.  You will have a successful track record as a senior leader in a primary setting and be willing to model outstanding teaching and coach senior leaders.  For more information about this unique opportunity call Jo Fish or Rachel Singer on 0113 287 8445/ 0203 637 5007 or email your CV to


  • Principal, Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College


    Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College is a highly successful college located in the Universities area of Leeds. The College is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, is established in the top quartile of all sixth form colleges for value added and is always oversubscribed.

    The governors seek a person with the vision and ability to build on Notre Dame’s reputation for educational excellence underpinned by Catholic values.

    This post could be of interest to an existing principal or senior leader in a Sixth Form College or an equivalent post holder in a school or academy having a large sixth form.

    The successful applicant will:

    • be a committed, practising Roman Catholic able to maintain and develop the Catholic character of the College and its willingness to welcome those of other denominations and faiths;
    • have the vision to lead the College in offering outstanding educational and extra-curricular experiences for each student;
    • possess the excellent interpersonal skills necessary to lead and motivate a committed, capable staff;
    • have the knowledge and understanding of funding and finance essential to successfully manage a £9m+ budget;
    • have undertaken professional development appropriate to the post and have achieved success in a senior management role;
    • be active in promoting partnerships with students, parents, partner and other schools, the Catholic and wider community.

    For further details please visit the dedicated recruitment site at or contact Jo Fish or Rachel Singer on 0113 287 8445.

  • Executive Headteacher, Kennet School

    West Berkshire

    Following the retirement of our Executive Principal, we need a new leader. Someone passionate, inspirational, and visionary to lead education and continue to make a sustained difference at our school, across our emerging Multi Academy Trust (Kennet School Academies Trust) and in the region.

    Our Trust currently comprises Kennet School, an outstanding 11-18 academy and Whitelands Primary, a school judged good, under the leadership of the Trust, in 2016. We are hungry for further success, innovation, and development. Poised for growth, we are seeking a leader who can respond to the challenges of the sector, both now and in the future. As new Executive Headteacher you will lead this development in partnership with Trustees and stakeholders, positioning both school and Trust as the provider of choice in the local area.

    Kennet School is a large, popular, 11 – 18 school in Thatcham. With over 1700 students on roll we are one of the most over-subscribed schools in the local area. We are well-respected locally and regionally, having increased our PAN to 300 in September this year. Our practice is strong and positive at all levels. Our curriculum challenges and inspires staff and students alike. Recent outcomes in the sixth form are the best in the school’s history and our Key Stage 4 progress is above average. In addition, we offer specialist resourced provision for physically disabled and hearing-impaired students across the county and beyond. How can you help us achieve even more in this already exciting environment?

    We are seeking a leader who can take these firm foundations and grow even more success at school and Trust levels. As our next Executive Headteacher, you will be a visible and visionary leader, with the gravitas and credibility to motivate and inspire all those involved in our work. You’ll bring a proven track record, with the drive to ensure sustained success of the school, Trust, and positive outcomes for our students.

    For an informal (and confidential discussion) or to arrange a visit, please contact Jo Fish or Rachel Singer on 0203 637 5007. To find out more and for information on how to apply, visit

  • Assistant Principal: Policy, Resources, Support, and Business Services, Queensbury School (part of Feversham Education Trust)

    We’re looking for a talented and flexible Assistant Principal to provide leadership and management of Queensbury School’s resources and business services and Feversham Education Trust’s (FET) operations and infrastructure to support the Trust in raising standards by providing outstanding back-office services across the Trust. ]

    Established in 2016, FET is a local Trust with a diverse portfolio of academies: two secondary academies, Feversham College & Queensbury Secondary; one nursery, Feversham First Steps; and an approved secondary free academy, Bradford Girls Academy that is planned to open in September 2019.  Our strategic plan sets out our ambitions for sustainable growth over the next five years, with provision covering the full spectrum of academy types.

    This is a fantastic opportunity and an exciting time to join FET: a multi-academy with an unbending aim to provide high quality learning and teaching for the young people of Bradford.  We offer an excellent reward package and programme of CPD and development opportunities.

    For more information about the role, please visit

    For a confidential conversation, please contact Jo Fish or Rachel Singer on 0113 287 8445 or email

    Closing date for applications: Monday 18th December at 5pm. 

  • Chair of the Board, Fulwood Academy Trust

    Fulwood Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Chair of the Board who will successfully lead the board and achieve the trust’s aims of nurturing all students to become academically successful, articulate, informed, skilled and compassionate citizens.

    A vocal advocate for the trust’s work you will provide strategic leadership, support and ideas to forge new and exciting links with wider stakeholders. Working closely with the senior leadership team in the trust to build on its success and further enhance its reputation.

    We envisage the new Chair being a visionary in education who will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Trust Board enabling them to carry out their duties and responsibilities in an orderly and timely manner, whilst accepting the personal responsibility of quick decision making when required.

    This is a voluntary and unremunerated position. However, reasonable expenses incurred on business of Fulwood Academy Trust may be reimbursed.

    If you are interested in this unique opportunity and would like to find out more about the trust and the role, please go to or contact Rachel Singer on 0113 287 8445 or by e mail

  • Coming soon...


    Check out our website for details of exciting new roles coming soon, including:

    Executive Headteacher – West Berkshire
    Secondary Headteacher – Yorkshire MAT
    Director of Teaching and Learning – Yorkshire MAT