16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale L12 – L18

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

We are a single form entry school based in a wonderful Victorian building. We link with our partner schools to develop strong and exciting learning opportunities based around John Hattie’s Visible Learning. We have a strong focus on a community approach to everything we do. At Stuart Road Primary Academy, we strive for academic excellence whilst ensuring that every child feels safe and secure and is supported to do the best they can.

We follow the Concentric Curriculum model which enables us to offer stimulating, experiential learning opportunities that engage the children in their learning.

Our aims include promoting an ethos of support, co-operation, and respect for others; providing a safe, secure, and challenging environment where all opinions are valued. Preparing our children to become well-informed, active global citizens with our children leaving school with enquiring minds, and the desire for further knowledge. Providing opportunities for children to succeed, to achieve their true potential and to take pride in their achievement, while taking pleasure in the success of others. The Academy has a PAN of 205.

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 Stuart Road Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
07927 679002

School location

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