Sir Henry Floyd is part of Insignis Academy Trust, working with other schools to create a significant enhancement to the education of students in and around Aylesbury.


Chief Executive Officer - Insignis Academy Trust

Chief Executive Officer – Insignis Academy Trust                                            

Salary: Competitive salary

Closing Date for Applications: 12 Noon on Thursday 16th April 2020  

Interviews:  Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th April 2020

Start date: September 2020

Location: Buckinghamshire

Contract type: Full time (part time may be considered)

Contract term: Permanent

Insignis Academy Trust (IAT) is seeking an inspirational leader to further grow the Trust.

We are looking for an articulate CEO who is deeply committed to our culture of aspiration and high academic ambition for all our students, alongside their personal development and wellbeing.

IAT educates over 2200 students across two co-educational secondary schools. Princes Risborough School (PRS) is a non-selective upper school in Princes Risborough and Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School (SHFGS) is a selective grammar school based in Aylesbury.

PRS joined IAT in 2018 and is on an improvement journey. SHFGS was rated outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2016.  

The CEO will provide overall leadership to the Trust, furthering and developing its strategic objectives including growth. They will empower the individual school heads to provide the best education within their respective contexts and deliver on the Trust’s principle aim to transform the lives of young people through quality education.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding strategic education leader, with a track record of delivering improved outcomes. They will articulate a vision for the future accounting for the range of audiences critical to the Trust, capitalising on opportunities presented by a Trust environment and delivering on the sharing of best practice.

Candidates will bring impressive academic and professional credentials and ideally have experience of collaborative working.

We welcome applications from experienced and innovative educational leaders.

If you would like further information, a confidential conversation or to arrange a visit to Insignis Academy Trust or its schools, please contact Catherine Wiles: Email:  Tel: 01296 744351

All applications to be sent to Catherine Wiles: no later than 12 Noon on Thursday 16th April 2020  

Insignis Academy Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities rigorous safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory employment checks, references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Board of Governors may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.