Chief Executive

The Staff College is currently looking for a new Chief Executive. This position does not come up very often and its a great opportunity for an experienced director who might be looking to move away from a local authority setting but wants to stay in the children’s sector.

Following a sustained period of consolidation and growth, we are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive. The successful person will continue the excellent work that we do, building on our excellent reputation and supporting the continuous development of new initiatives and a new strategic plan.  Whilst closely aligned to the local government sector, we are agile, developing dialogue and partnerships with all those that have an impact on the lives of children and young people such as schools and academies, health organisations, the voluntary sector and justice. It is a role that is both strategic and operational,  looking forwards and scanning the horizon, contributing to innovation in the sector and ensuring the College maintains its high quality and relevance,

We are seeking a leader in children’s services who has the vision to continue the development of the company, be a thought leader in the sector whilst also having a keen eye for excellence in delivery and impact. We are open minded about professional discipline; however, we are uncompromising in the requirement that the successful candidate has an absolute passion to develop leaders in the sector who are equipped to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people in our communities.

For more information visit and for a further conversation, contact Philip Emms (07590 225 472) or Elise Kanareck (020 7426 3370) at GatenbySanderson.