Business Development Manager - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Business Development Manager - 1 year contract initially

Closing date: 17/02/2016
Salary: £ 30,000 - 40,000

Job description:

Business Development Manager (1 year contract initially)

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is a registered charity created in 2011.  We aim, through outstanding leadership, to provide the highest quality education to enable every pupil to realise their full potential.  The Trust currently consists of 12 academies that are based in the East Midlands delivering education to 3,500 children.  Our academies share similar characteristics and serve diverse, multi-cultural communities.  Within the Trust we have a Teaching School that delivers educational urban leadership development programmes and the licensed leadership curriculum.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Business Development Manager for L.E.A.D. Services within our developing national and international range of educational and business services. The range of services currently includes: finance, ICT, MIS, HR, Teaching School programmes, leadership programmes, school improvement services, academy conversion services and governor services.

This role would suit a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and dynamic individual with a successful track record in developing business and education services.

The successful candidate will lead on monitoring and quality assurance of service delivery and more importantly promote, secure and enhance the current levels of activity through securing new business and growth.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced, qualified professional with drive, ability and imagination seeking a fresh challenge and who can make a real and direct impact.

We are looking for someone who:-

  • is experienced in building professional partnerships and relationships in the educational sector, seeking opportunities for business diversification and growth;
  • is an outstanding team player;
  • has the ability to work successfully with a diverse community that has a variety of needs;
  • has the ability to work as part of a forward-looking strategic team.


In return the successful candidate will:-

  • be a member of a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
  • work with a supportive Board of Trustees;
  • be provided with excellent career opportunities to secure a permanent role.


This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon children’s learning.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

How to apply:

For an application pack, please contact Ayshia Broughton emailing or telephoning 0115 8225440.  Alternatively you can download a pack by click on the link below:

Application Pack

Closing date: 12.00 noon 17th February 2016

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