Professor Toby Salt
Ormiston Academies Trust
Outline of Professor Salt's career
Professor Toby Salt, B.Ed (Hons), M.Ed (Dist) is the Chief Executive of Ormiston Academies Trust and Ormiston Education, a charity and incorporated company formed in 2008 to manage academies sponsored by Ormiston Trust.
To date, the Trust sponsors 30 academies across England with responsibilities for 25,000 students.
began sponsoring academies to help remove barriers to learning by creating a network of inspirational and inclusive schools and academies that share the same values, but keep their own individual identity.
Previously Toby was Deputy Chief Executive and Strategic Director for School Leadership Development, and a founding member of the governing council for the National College for School Leadership.
He has worked in a variety of leadership roles in education.
Before joining the National College he was Executive Head of a federation involving three schools.
was a senior civil servant for four years as Director at the Department of Education Innovation Unit and was on the first national pilot of NPQH
has led schools to achieve outstanding Ofsted ratings and worked in a variety of challenging contexts.
Toby has been a representative on Government reference groups and provided special advice to ministers.
He remains a governor of a Further Education college and a federation of schools.
Toby also contributes to, and is on the editorial board of, a range of national and international professional journals and publications.
Toby has been appointed as visiting professor at the University of Wolverhampton for education leadership and is a member of the All Souls Group, Oxford.
Toby is also a director of UCAS Media Limited.