Group Managing Director / Chief Executive | Children’s Specialist Services | PE Backed

UK wide
£200,000 - £300,000 Package & Equity

Compass Executives are partnered with a major provider of Care, Education & Fostering services in the appointment of a senior children’s services leader.

Our client are considered to be one of the UK’s leading providers of services to children with Autism, Asperger’s, Learning Difficulties and Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH). Reporting to the board, you will be responsible for developing and implementing company strategy as the organisation look to define themselves as the leading provider within their space.

The successful candidate will have in depth expertise in providing the highest quality services to children that need it most. They will have experience and a track record in working closely with Ofsted, will have operated at C-level or as a Senior Director with a major private or public sector provider and will with a track record in leading £100m+ budget/revenue. This investor backed business will require a commercially astute leader that can advise on all matters relating to quality and development opportunities within the space.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity within the sector and with significant and continued growth ahead, this appointment interesting and challenging in equal measure.

Expertise within the following required;

  • Ofsted
  • Preferably experienced in 2 or more of Care, Education & Fostering
  • Commissioner relationship management
  • £100m+ budget/revenue experience
  • Investor stakeholders management
  • Growth and development experience

Please get in touch with Luke Osborne, Director, to discuss in more detail by emailing


Luke Osborne, BSc (Hons)

Luke is a Director at Compass Executives, with a key focus on Director and c-level hires across the Privately backed and Advisory Services health and social care communities. Having re-joined Compass Holding Group in 2015, Luke has a wealth of specialist knowledge and a first-class track record of delivery.

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