Chief Education Officer

Salary: L41 – L47

(Required September 2021)

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Chief Education Officer to join our friendly and dedicated Team in this high achieving and successful Trust.
We are looking for a hard-working professional to provide dynamic, ethical leadership across the schools in our Trust, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning and successful outcomes for all pupils and students.
This post would suit an innovative individual who will provide the strategic direction and educational leadership needed in shaping the future of the STAR MAT.
STAR MAT (Sherburn, Tadcaster and Rural Multi-Academy Trust) was built on a strong tradition of collaboration between the 11 partner schools for many years, which culminated in the establishment of the STAR Teaching School Alliance in 2016 and then the STAR Multi Academy Trust in May 2018.

If you are excited about this opportunity and think you have what it takes to ‘shine’ and be an integral part of our team please contact Kerry Giroux; via email ( for an application pack.

We welcome visits to the Trust, to arrange this please contact Claire Earl via email: We recognise that due to restrictions not all candidates will be able to visit the Trust, if instead you feel you would benefit from a confidential conversation or would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Claire Earl as above.
Applications should be returned to Kerry Giroux via email as above.

Closing Date: 1st February 2021 Interview Date(s): 23rd and 24th February 2021

The STAR MAT is committed to equality, and to making fair and equitable treatment an integral part of everything we do. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS check and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.