Academy Head

Hennock Community Primary School, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9QB

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

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Academy Head – Hennock Primary School
Full time, Permanent Post to commence September 2022
Hennock Academy is seeking a talented Academy Head with integrity, a genuine passion for education and resilience to take the opportunity to lead this vibrant school forward to even greater achievements.
The Link Academy Trust believe that this person will:
• Be a practical, visionary and compassionate leader who will inspire staff and pupils to use problem solving as a driver to achieve high expectations- our bedrock.

• Have a real passion for the growth of children, their well-being and self-confidence, giving them experiences and understanding that they will build upon throughout their life-long learning journey

• Relentlessly work towards delivering a rich and creative curriculum which excites and inspires staff, parents and pupils.

• Be visible and approachable, empathetic and enjoy engaging with children, staff, parents and the wider community.
Why join the Link Academy Trust team?
• We value our staff and supporters at every level highly, at our very core we nurture well-being for everyone and recognise every individual’s contribution.
• There is a consistent and rich programme of CPD for everyone.
• Career opportunities are identified, we ‘talent spot’ to offer progress across the Trust team, while also acknowledging experience and the desire to remain doing what you do best.
• Our experienced and highly qualified Inclusion and Improvement Hub team offer specialist support to our most vulnerable and challenging pupils.
Why this school?
We need a Leader who really wants to make a difference for pupils and their families in the surrounding community. As a small school it is a complex but rewarding opportunity for someone with real commitment to drive forward in an exciting direction and deliver a unique vision that reflects this vibrant moorland school.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

Completed applications should be emailed direct to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard

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About Hennock Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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Hennock is vibrant school with a warm and friendly family atmosphere. Situated on the doorstep of Dartmoor, they make the most of their idyllic rural setting throughout the year and work in close partnership with parents and the community. Learning effectively happens most successfully when children feel happy, safe and actively involved with purposeful experiences. Hennock aims to ensure children believe in themselves, trust those supporting them and are provided with inspirational learning experiences.

Arranging a visit to Hennock Community Primary School

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01626 833233 to arrange a convenient time.

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