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.
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.
skills, knowledge and experience we look for include:
- Qualified Teacher Status
with a successful NQT year completed
- Degree or equivalent
- National Professional Qualification of
Headship (Completed or working toward completion this academic year)
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.
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.
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.
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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