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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L18 – L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be someone who feels an affinity with our values and our vision seeking a core purpose of delivering for our students and communities. You will have an impressive track record of school improvement with excellent leadership skills and the credibility to motivate and empower others.

You will have a clear vision for school improvement and the ability to challenge robustly and constructively alongside the knowledge to facilitate success for both pupils and staff.

Other skills, knowledge and experience we look for include:

  • Qualified Teacher Status with a successful NQT year completed
  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • National Professional Qualification of Headship (Completed or working toward completion this academic year)

What the school offers its staff

At Stoke Damerel Academy our motto is Dream Big, Achieve Together. What does this mean for our children? It means that as a school we have a clear aim and intention to provide an education that enables each child to dream of their own unique, possible future. Dream Big means that we seek to provide a wide range of experiences and opportunities for children to discover their potential. The children at our school consistently exemplify the words Achieve Together; they show time and again that they care for and support each other.

Our core school values are to help our pupils become well-rounded, ambitious children who strive to reach their potential through the exciting opportunities and experiences we provide. We teach our children to develop life skills such as resilience, resourcefulness, relationships, reflectiveness, and risk taking to achieve success in learning. The Academy has a PAN of 420.

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity within our rapidly developing Multi Academy Trust for a talented senior leader with vision, drive, energy, compassion, and proven leadership skills to join our team. We are particularly keen to hear from experienced senior leaders who are looking for their next challenge and want to stamp their mark in a growing Trust.

Those we recruit can demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues within and beyond their school to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence and are committed to providing the highest standards of teaching for all children.

In addition to the Conditions of Employment for Headteachers laid down in the most recent version of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, the postholder will:

  • Work with Governors (individual and collective), provide strategic leadership and hold overall accountability for direction, standards achieved and quality of education within Academies
  • Provide leadership and management which enables the Academies to give every pupil high quality education, and which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement and well-being
  • Secure the long-term success of the Academy by maximising the skills and resources held across the school and Trust.
  • Build system-wide leadership capacity at all levels within the school; through actively developing strategic governance, staffing structures and roles and responsibilities.
  • Carry out their professional duties in accordance with and subject to the National Conditions of Employment for Headteacher and relevant education and employment legislation. They will always endeavour to meet the Department for Education's National Standards of Excellence for Headteacher.
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About Stoke Damerel Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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