The Future Leaders Trust is an innovative and growing charity. We are committed to closing the achievement gap by creating outstanding leaders for challenging schools to measurably improve the life chances of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

We are a national programme supported by the National College for Teaching and Leadership and the children’s charity ARK. With offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds, The Future Leaders Trust provides a highly motivating and professional working environment.

Current Opportunities

Director of Headship

This is an exciting opportunity to shape The Future Leaders Trust’s headship offer, which is central to our mission of transforming schools and eradicating educational disadvantage. The role will be accountable for a prestigious new headship programme and for expanding our network of headteachers across England.

As a member of our Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for the delivery of key organisational objectives that will impact directly on the life chances of children in disadvantaged areas.

Director of Headship job description

Application form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring form

Send your CV along with a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to, stating the job title in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 29 August 2014 (interviews will take place w/c 8 September 2014)


South East Regional Director

We are recruiting a Regional Director to continue to develop our South East region, working with Future Leaders, schools and regional stakeholders. Our successful candidate will have recent headship experience in an outstanding challenging school and be committed to closing the achievement gap.

Applications will be welcome from across the South East region. Geographical knowledge and flexibility to travel within the region is essential. Please note this region does not include London.

South East Regional Director job description

Application form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring form

To apply for this role please send your:·

  • your CV
  • a completed application form (including referees’ details)
  • an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form
  • a brief covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role

to with your subject title as SE RD application.

Applications close at midnight on Thursday 4 September and interviews will take place on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 of September


Working for us

We are a learning organisation and encourage all staff to take up training and development and career progression opportunities. We offer all our employees, subject to eligibility, a fantastic benefits package which includes:

  • 30 days annual leave
  • Great flexible working practices
  • Group personal pension
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Colleague nominated performance awards
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers


The Future Leaders Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed. This means that all employees, and applicants considered for employment will be treated without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, religion & belief, sex, or sexual orientation. Our goal is to treat all individuals fairly throughout all stages of our recruitment process. Any decisions on recruitment and selection are based solely on job-related criteria and the needs of our organisation.

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