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Education Director, Anthem

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Education Director to join our Education Executive Team. 

Location: Head Office in Reading and schools across South East England
Hours: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive, negotiable depending on experience
Start date: January 2021

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic individual with a successful track record as a Headteacher or Principal in UK state schools who can take responsibility for a group of four secondary schools in London and the South East and contribute to the strategic development of the Trust. The team has ambitions to work cross-phase, so our ideal candidate is someone with secondary school expertise who is also interested in developing their understanding of primary education.

As an Anthem Education Director, you will work alongside schools’ leadership teams and local governing bodies, playing a pivotal role in raising standards yet further so that they all become great places to work, study and flourish. As part of the Trust’s Education Executive Team, you will help to shape policy, practice, strategic planning and future growth at an exciting time in Anthem’s development.

We are committed to being a place where everyone can thrive, so as part of our senior executive team, you can look forward to high-quality, bespoke professional development opportunities, the chance to work as part of an innovative and collaborative team and a competitive salary package.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to arrange an informal discussion with the Anthem Chief Executive, Andy Yarrow, in the first instance. This can be arranged by contacting his Executive Assistant, Lasma Geide on 01189 021637 or by email:

Closing date: Wednesday, 16 September at 5.00pm
Interviews: Week commencing 21 September

Anthem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Interested in working for us?