Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff. The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol.
The role of Director of Education (Primary) offers the chance to work as part of the Trust’s Executive Central Team to drive the educational performance and development of academies serving some of the most varied communities in Bristol. You will have the opportunity to build your improvement team to rapidly secure the very best outcomes for children within the Trust.
To this end we are looking to recruit an experienced, ambitious and visionary leader who understands and has already demonstrated how to rapidly raise standards and deliver excellence in the academy sector. The successful candidate will ensure Primary senior leaders receive the appropriate balance of challenge, support and professional learning and development that facilitates both in-house and systematic transformation and crucially, achieves outstanding outcomes across the phase. In return, we will give you every professional opportunity and support to succeed.
For more information about this position please refer to the attached information pack or to have a confidential discussion about the role or your application, please contact Dr Hilary Macaulay, CEO on 0300 300 3003.
Venturers Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.