All schools within SAST are equal partners. The Headteachers, senior staff, middle leaders, teachers and non-teaching staff all make a significant contribution to their own schools and more widely.
SAST has Members and Trustees who have been appointed on the basis of their skills, expertise and experience. The Chair of the Trustees is Nigel Rees, who is a National Leader of Governance. He has over 30 years’ experience as a Chair of Governors.
The Executive Head and CEO is Steve Hillier, who is a National Leader of Education. He has been teaching for 30 years, a senior leader for 20 years including 10 years as Headteacher.
The Head of Finance is Chris Vigar and the Head of HR is Catherine Watson. Alongside financial and HR support SAST is also developing central support for IT, estate management, risk management, CPD, school to school support and teacher training.