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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: FTE 1

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 4-8 £47,706 - £52,659

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • be an excellent teacher
  • be creative, innovative and experienced in driving teaching and learning
  • demonstrate a high level of teamwork and perseverance
  • demonstrate and model high expectations for staff and children
  • have a passion and a proven track record of increasing progress
  • lead, motivate and inspire colleagues to continually achieve excellence and raise standards
  • have proven leadership skills within their school, and across the Trust

What the school offers its staff

Discovery Multi-Academy Trust are looking to appoint an outstanding Assistant Head of School from September 2023. The successful applicant will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and will be proactive in making a significant contribution to the future development of the Trust and our schools.

We are looking for a leader who will have responsibility for curriculum development and who will help us to embed high quality teaching and learning for all pupils.

There is also the possibility for this role to incorporate InCo responsibilities, if the candidate is motivated and passionate in this area.

Applications are welcomed from qualified teachers, who are looking for career development into senior management from a position of middle management, or with existing experience in a similar role.

We wish to attract people to join our Trust who are passionate about working with children and who are committed to working in education in order to improve the lives of our pupils, their families and their communities.

We can offer you:

  • lively and motivated children
  • a supportive professional environment with an ambitious leadership team and clear vision for the Trust
  • an excellent staff team, who are experienced, dedicated and committed to working together
  • support from a MAT-wide experienced leadership team and the opportunity to be part of leadership development opportunities
  • a commitment to professional development opportunities and support across our Multi-Academy Trust

Further details about the role

For an application pack and application form, please visit the Discovery MAT website – www.discoverymat.co.uk

All application forms should be sent to k.mason@discoverymat.co.uk

Closing date: 9am, 20th February 2023

Interviews: week commencing 27th February 2023

Meeting with the CEO: 5.00pm on Monday 6th February or 12:00pm on Friday 10th February

Please email k.mason@discoverymat.co.uk to make an appointment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Discovery Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references and online checks will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted

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About Weston Mill Community Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
242 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Weston Mill Community Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.mason@discoverymat.co.uk.

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