Statement from The Education Alliance.
As part of our succession plan, Jonny Uttley, currently Executive Principal for South Hunsley School, has recently undergone a rigorous assessment process and as a result has been appointed to the position of Designate CEO of The Education Alliance.
He was assessed by Members of our Board, joined by an experienced external advisor who is a National Leader and former CEO himself. The decision to appoint Jonny to this role has been endorsed by Members and Trustees.
Jonny will move into this role next April. This provides time to recruit a Head of School for South Hunsley for Easter 2018.
Chris Abbott, will continue in her current role as CEO until Easter 2018 and then will become Executive Lead of the Trust to oversee the induction of Jonny Uttley while continuing to be responsible for the overall performance and central services of the Trust until August 2019. Jonny will induct the new Head of South Hunsley.
The Trust will advertise the Head of School vacancy within the next two weeks.