CEO – The Potteries Educational Trust

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Salary: Competitive, relocation package available

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2023 at 9am

Initial Interviews: Friday 29th September 2023

Final Interviews: Tuesday 3rd October 2023

The Potteries Educational Trust is seeking to appoint a new CEO to function as the Trust’s strategic leader, responsible for upholding and articulating the vision, values and ethos of the Trust and for inspiring and empowering others to deliver the Trust’s strategic aims. The CEO is accountable for both the educational and financial performance of the Trust.

Our focus is providing the very best education for every child and young person within the Trust, offering a high quality, broad, academic education for the children and young people of Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire and beyond.

Working with like-minded partners, the Potteries Educational Trust is centred on the development of the very best practice in teaching, learning and assessment. We will provide teaching and learning in a nurturing, supportive environment with a broad range of opportunities and extra-curricular activities available for all within the Trust.

The Potteries Educational Trust was formed in 2017. We provide education for children and young people from 4 years to 18 years and beyond. Our academies include the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College, Biddulph High School, Moorside High School and Werrington Primary School.

This is an exciting time for a new CEO to join the Potteries Educational Trust, taking us forward in our ongoing mission to be a caring community, delivering excellence and inspiring futures.

If you have a strong desire to lead the growth of a Trust like ours, as well as supporting the further development of our existing academies, and you are inspired by the prospect of helping us to achieve the high aspirations we have for our young people, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting Helen Stevenson on 07729 024631 or