Chief Executive Officer

Join The Forge Trust

We are currently seeking to recruit a CEO with the skills to lead the Trust through the next stage of its development, building on existing strengths and approaches as the Trust continues to grow.

The Forge Trust is a high performing, primary based, Multi Academy Trust located in the East Midlands. Founded in 2016, the Trust currently consists of 7 schools across Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Our ethos and approach have brought about substantial and sustained improvement for both “good converters” and sponsored academies alike. Our approaches are evidence based and practical with the aim of freeing academies from unnecessary demands, enabling them to focus and deliver on what is important and impactful for children.

There is a clear vision embedded across the Trust, to provide the very best education for all pupils in each of our schools by ensuring well-being is prioritised and that the quality of teaching is excellent.

The successful applicant will work collaboratively with all our schools to foster a culture of inclusivity and achieving the very best outcomes for all our children, leading by example developing, inspiring and cultivating an ethos of commitment to the education of children.

Please email to register your interest to apply and obtain further details including job description and person specification.

We promote diversity and applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age or disability. The Forge Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

The role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate, the role is engaged in regulated activity and will therefore require a children’s barred list check.

All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self- disclosure.

Vacancy Details

A quick overview
Closing Date Noon, 21/06/2024
Start Date 01/09/2024 - 01/01/2025
Contract Full Time, Permanent
Salary L32 - L37

The Forge Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that specialises in raising the achievement of children who live in predominantly working class areas of the East Midlands.  Our mission is to become the best performing Primary Multi-Academy Trust in the country 

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