The Woodard Corporation

Executive Chair

Job Reference FBMQA
Closing Date Friday 15 Mar 2024

An exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader to chair the Board of Woodard, a leading educational charity encompassing schools across the independent and state sectors.

Key executive tasks will be to develop and implement the Board’s agreed strategy from a sound financial base, extend Woodard’s reach and public benefit, capitalise on the opportunities offered by its mixed economy of schools, and renew the commitment to Christian distinctiveness in all Woodard schools and academies.

Woodard wishes to recruit an Executive Chair from September 2024 for an initial term of three years to work two days per week.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to The Woodard Corporation on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference FBMQA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Friday 15th March 2024.


All Woodard schools and academies aim to provide a high quality education in an actively Christian environment.