Before this, Mr. Crute was Head of The Royal School Armagh for 15 years where he nurtured a strong culture of continuous improvement and self-evaluation, which has resulted in highly innovative approaches to whole-child education, personalised learning and service learning. The management and leadership of this school is graded as “outstanding” by the Education and Training Inspectorate.
Mr. Crute has held leadership and teaching positions at prestigious schools across Europe and Africa, namely Aiglon College in Switzerland, the British International School, Cairo, Egypt and Gordonstoun School in Scotland.
As former chair of the Headmasters' & Headmistresses' Conference Irish Division, a professional association of heads of the world's leading independent schools, and a former international schools accreditation chair for the Council of International Schools, Mr. Crute has been extensively involved in educational development at all levels in K-12 co-educational schools.
Mr. Crute speaks French fluently and holds a Master’s degree from the University of Bath in International School Educational Management and Administration.