We are delighted to have created two new opportunities for senior professionals to join our Central Team at Ƶ. 

It is an exciting time in our Trust's journey as we continue to build the capacity and capabilities of the Trust as a whole through investment in the services delivered by our Central Team. The new posts will play an important part in this journey, alongside the existing expertise of our supportive and welcoming colleagues.

We will offer you...

  • A warm welcome!
  • An opportunity to work with a wide range of professionals in a supportive team
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Ongoing high quality professional development opportunities
  • Benefits including but not limited to; the opportunity to work flexibly, including hybrid working arrangements, free onsite parking, Cycle to Work Scheme and access to an Employee Assistance Programme

The exciting new vacancies are as follows:

At the Active Learning Trust we recognise the importance of high-quality governance at all levels and its pivotal strategic function. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Governance with a real passion for driving improvement through strong Trust governance. This role is the lead governance professional in our Multi-academy Trust and involves responsibility for all aspects of governance and compliance.

The appointee will provide strategic leadership to the governance service and ensure the adherence to good practice and meeting all statutory and regulatory requirements. At the same time lead on the development of the Trust’s governance framework and drive improvements to its systems, processes and structures.  

This is an exciting opportunity to help improve the life chances of children and young people, and to work with dedicated, knowledgeable colleagues across our Trust Board, central team and academies.


Hybrid working available to suit the appointee and needs of the Trust or a base at one of our academies could be an option. There will be a frequent requirement to travel to our Trust central office (Chatteris) and all of our academies

We are seeking to appoint an additional Assistant Director of Finance for our Trust central team. You will support the Director of Finance to ensure robust financial management of the Trust's academies, driving performance improvement and ensuring the finance team provide a high-quality finance service to the Academies and other relevant stakeholders.