Chief Executive Officer

SEAX Trust, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC0-6 Position Type: Director Pay Range: £42,222 to £45,440 actual pa
Position Start Date: 01/04/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/01/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 31st January 2019 Shortlisting Starts:  21/01/2019

Job Description

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The SEAX Trust has a highly unique and exciting opportunity to recruit a


SEAX carries the hopes and aspirations of thousands of students with special educational needs, both current and future, and seeks a strong and visionary leader to join our vibrant team and sustain our work.

Part-Time Permanent Post

Responsible to: The Chair of the Board of Trustees

Responsible for: All Schools within the SEAX Multi-Academy Trust

Actual salary based on three days per week: £42,222 to £45,440 per annum

Hours of Work: Three days per week/52.14 weeks per annum

This role is based at the SEAX Trust Central Office in Chelmsford, but with a requirement to travel regularly to all Trust academies.

The post-holder will be working with the SEAX Trust Chair and the Board of Trustees,

the Central Team, Local Academy/Executive Committees, Headteachers and Leadership Teams

OPEN AFTERNOON - TUESDAY 8th JANUARY 2019 - Come to meet the team in an informal atmosphere. Please telephone to let us knowifyou will be coming 01245 262779.


The Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the development of Trust-wide strategies and action plans for the improvement of educational standards and governance across the Trust:

·To embody the visions and values of SEAX and to ensure the communication of these, bothexternally and to Trust staff

·To secure outstanding educational success, through effective strategic planning and execution.

Through inspirational leadership and rigorous policy development, the Chief Executive Officer will create a culture of constant improvement, implementing effective systems of organisation and control and high levels of professional standards to secure the highest possible achievement for all, in every aspect of the Trust's provision.

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please read the full advert and documents attached.

Information about the School

Established in 2015, the SEAX Trust is a small but growing partnership of Special School Academies and pupil support services within the community of Essex, whose Vision is to:

• Provide outstanding educational experiences for children and young people with special educational needs

• Put the well-being and achievement of pupils at the heart of all decision making

We consider the main asset towards achieving our vision is our body of highly-valued staff and, in recognition, we implement a wide range of strategic and person-centred reward practices in all of our Academies, support services and within the Trust's central team itself.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Kate Stannard
Fox Crescent
(Thriftwood College), Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 2BN
Telephone: 01245 262779