Girls' Learning Trust

Chief Executive Officer

Job Reference SBDFB
Closing Date Thursday 07 Dec 2023

Formed in 2015, the Girls’ Learning Trust (GLT) consists of three high-performing girls’ schools: Nonsuch High School for Girls, Wallington High School for Girls and Carshalton High School for Girls, all located in the London Borough of Sutton. With a mission to offer an outstanding education that promotes wellbeing and personal development for everyone in our schools, enriched by the opportunities that arise from being part of an girls’ education trust, GLT seeks to champion excellence in girls’ education, empowering young women to realise their full potential and shape the world.

GLT is now looking to appoint an exceptional individual to provide vision and leadership to the Trust Board in the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s strategic aims, and to uphold the Trust’s values across the organisation. Key responsibilities will include supporting the Board in the formulation and development of the Trust strategy, providing strong and effective leadership of the Trust, and upholding and promoting the Trust’s inclusive vision.

The successful candidate will bring strong and effective leadership to inspire staff within the Trust and our schools to achieve the highest levels of performance and ensure a culture of continuous improvement. Articulate and insightful, they will have significant, senior-level experience in a UK educational institution and proven ability to operate both strategically and operationally. They will be committed to aspirational school improvement and share the Trust values.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Girls’ Learning Trust on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference SBDFB. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 7th December 2023.

We are an ambitious trust and our aim is to empower girls and young women by delivering a first-class education and providing an inspirational start to their futures.