Managing Director of Education

Home based with travel as required.
Highly competitive

The CareTech Group was founded by brothers, Haroon and Farouq Sheikh, they opened the doors of their first care home in 1993, and since then they have held the same vision and values throughout as they have grown our business – to provide a loving, supportive and enabling environment for those people who experience our services. Across the whole organisation, the Group works with a shared purpose to create extraordinary days, every day, for the people we are blessed to support. Over the last 30 years CareTech has expanded across the UK and in our Education Division we currently have 44 schools and colleges across the country. Our schools and colleges offer a friendly, empowering and learner-centred environment, offering high quality education blended with therapeutic support to provide the very best opportunities for our children and young people to grow and thrive.


Our next Managing Director of Education will lead the innovation and development of our education business, building on the excellent work our committed and passionate staff deliver to create consistently high-quality learning environments where individual personalities can grow and acquire new skills. An experienced leader, ideally within specialist education, you will have a business head and a social heart, with deep experience of providing high quality services in a regulated environment. You will also have the capacity to spot opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and growth. 

We need someone who is a resilient and experienced leader of people, with the ability to engage, inspire and retain staff during an important time of transition. With roots in education, and possibly social care, you’ll be used to leading organisations where consistent quality is delivered at scale and within tight margins. Collaborative and inclusive in your approach, you’ll be a good communicator who is able to work effectively with dedicated professionals and manage change with sensitivity.

We look forward to welcoming the next Managing Director Education to the CareTech family, and to identifying an individual who shares this commitment to our vision and goals but who will bring business innovation skills and a fresh perspective whilst injecting their own brand of leadership. It’s an exciting opportunity to lead growth and change in this established education group at the next phase of its development.

If this sounds of interest, and you bring the experience, skills, and drive to make things happen, we look forward to hearing from you.


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