England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
SCP 45-48 (£48,847 - £51,958)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Anthem is seeking to recruit a talented and ambitious Head of IT & Digital Strategy to lead a process of digital transformation across the organisation.

Anthem is one of the most well-established schools trusts in the country. For more than a decade we have been running a group of state-funded, non-selective schools in the East Midlands, London, and the Thames Valley. We are proud of our work in supporting thousands of children and young people to achieve great things through our schools. The Trust currently serves around 8,500 pupils, has 950 employees, and a budget of £55 million.

The successful candidate will be a senior leader within the organisation, supporting the Trust’s executive team to design and implement a digital strategy that supports and enhances all areas of the business, to drive continuous improvement in educational outcomes. In addition, the post-holder will be responsible for the strategic leadership and development of the IT support and digital infrastructure team in delivering a first-class IT service to all users.

The candidate must be outward thinking, and able to inspire and implement organisational change; providing advice and guidance on IT governance and shaping the way the Trust invests towards the implementation of digital technology.

The post holder will be based at home but will be required to undertake travel to the academies and our head office in Reading.

Further information about the role and on how to apply can be found in the attachments to this advert. Applicants must complete the Anthem application form to be considered for the role. The closing date for applications is close of play on Monday, 31 January 2022.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Friday, 4 February 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

Posted on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 31 January 2022 at 17:00
Tags: IT, Senior Management

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