Navigate appoint Principal Designate at the Ron Dearing UTC

pay-sarah-pashleyNavigate are delighted to announce the successful appointment of Sarah Pashley at the Ron Dearing UTC.

Ms Pashley joins the Hull-based school on secondment from Bridlington School.  Over the coming months, Ms Pashley will work closely with stakeholders and prospective students across the region to prepare for the UTC’s opening in September 2017.

The brand new school will create exciting learning and career opportunities for young people across Hull – providing a vocational learning environment geared towards digital technology and mechatronics.

The Navigate team worked closely with colleagues involved in the project’s launch, providing both educational advisory services in the planning stages, followed by end-to-end recruitment support.

Navigate conducted a headhunting campaign, engaging with talented leaders about the opportunity and profiling key leaders in the region and beyond.  Ms Pashley’s appointment followed a rigorous and competitive interview process.

Charlie Parker OBE, Chair of the Ron Dearing UTC Trust, said: “Ms Pashley was selected from a field of excellent candidates….Sarah will bring her extensive experience and expertise to the UTC and provide the high level leadership the role requires”.

Navigate Managing Director Jo Fish said: “We are delighted to have supported colleagues at Ron Dearing UTC Trust with this critical appointment.  These are exciting times for the sector and Navigate is working increasingly in partnership with new schools, including UTCs, Studio Schools and Free Schools, at the early planning stages; meaning we are able to contribute to strategic planning, deliver tailored and cost-effective support to help proposer groups and trusts develop at pace.”

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To find out more about Navigate’s work to support UTCs, Studio Schools, Free Schools and multi academy trusts – call Jo Fish or Helen Stevenson on 0113 287 8445 or 0203 637 5007.