Director of Independent Schools

Ref: 6086

United Learning


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Role Managed by:

David Kett

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 3928 7373


Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 13/10/2022

Director of Independent Schools, United Learning
Competitive salary and benefits package

United Learning is a large group of independent schools and state-funded academies which aims to provide excellent education to all the children and young people we serve.  

This newly created role will be responsible for the strategic development, improvement and educational and commercial success of our group of independent schools.  Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the United Learning Senior Executive Team, the Director will also play a central role in shaping the direction and development of the wider Group.

This is a career-defining role for an excellent educational leader with a strong background in independent school headship or equivalently senior and accountable positions.  You will be skilled in building strong relationships and teams and have a track record of impactful leadership, educationally and commercially.

We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole and especially at senior leadership levels.  We always appoint on merit.  We are open to discussing flexible working options and there is flexibility in relation to where the post holder will be based.

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