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Associate Education Director

Are you a successful educational leader, with a proven record in delivering strategic and operational excellence? 

Location: London and Thames Valley

Salary: ​​Competitive

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Closing date for applications: 27 March 2023, 12 noon

Interview Date: 30 March 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Education Director to join our Anthem School Improvement Team.

We are seeking for an inspirational and experienced Educational Leader, with the skills and expertise to contribute to the work of the team and add significant value to our schools through implementing the Trust’s School Improvement Strategy. 

We are looking for a dynamic and strong educational leader who will: 

  • Oversee the educational performance of groups of schools, and the performance of specific aspects of the work of the Anthem, including driving the school improvement strategy by continually monitoring, analysing, and refining the delivery of school improvement. 

As Associate Education Director you will:  

  • Be a successful senior educational leader with a strong track record in delivering strategic and operational excellence, you will have experience as a Headteacher of raising standards.  

  • Demonstrate a leadership style, commitment and drive that will inspire and motivate others to deliver our shared goals and continuously raise standards, in pursuit of educational excellence across all our schools.  

If you join Anthem, we can offer you: 

  • A competitive salary, and reward and benefit package. 

  • The opportunity to work within a dynamic and experienced school improvement team, who share the common values of the organisation, driving high quality performance and standards of education for all pupils.  

  • High quality coaching and mentorship from the Education Director and the challenge, experience, and support of the Executive Team. 

If you feel you have the skills, experience, and ambition we are looking for, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

More information about this exciting opportunity can be found in the Recruitment pack available on this page. If you would like to discuss the role, please email and we will organise for you to speak with Helen Barker – Director of People.  

​ Applicants must complete the Anthem application form to be considered for the role and email this to 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, a DBS check with children’s barred list and satisfactory references. Our schools are part of Anthem Schools Trust, which is a charity and a company limited by guaranteed. Registered in England & Wales. Company No. 7468210.