National Director of Secondary Education

Ormiston Academies Trust
Location: Nationwide
Salary (£): £145K (negotiable dependant upon experience)
Closing Date: CLOSED
Start Date: April 2024

Role Managed by

Ross Laird
Executive Search Consultant
Our Team - Ross Laird (Director of SEN)


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At OAT, we believe there’s nothing more important than educating the next generation, and our teams across the organisation are dedicated to ensuring that the education we offer is the best it can be. When you join us at OAT, regardless of your role, you can be certain that your work will have purpose and meaning. You can also expect robust and holistic support from us to enable you to excel in your role.

We are looking for an experienced senior leader within a trust with a background in secondary education, who shares our belief in the power of education to change lives, and have the intellectual, interpersonal and operational capabilities to drive improvement on a national scale.

This is a national role so you can be based anywhere, you’ll just need to be willing to travel to our academies as necessary. You will have access to an attractive benefits package including private health insurance, car and cycle to work salary sacrifice schemes and a wide range of retail discounts.

If you’re interested in exploring this opportunity further, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact our retained consultant Ross Laird, at to arrange a confidential conversation.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 7th November, with shortlisting taking place on Friday 10th November. Interviews will take place Friday 17th November and Monday 20th November.