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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time hours as required for the role

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

National leadership scale L36-L43

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • At least five years of proven track record of successful leadership in education with a recognised educational degree or professional qualification relevant to the role and a record of recent and relevant continuing professional development
  • A strong, credible and effective leader with demonstrable success in leading and inspiring a management team.
  • Ability to communicate a vision of outstanding practice through inspiration and empowerment.
  • The ability to build a positive organisational culture.
  • Ability and commitment to working flexibly and collaboratively
  • Commitment to The Seven Principles of Public Life
  • A strategic thinker who can establish and develop systems and processes to grow and mature the trust
  • Evidence of strategic planning, monitoring and review of progress against plans in terms of standards and performance and taking decisive action as necessary
  • Awareness of the statutory educational framework, policies and legislation and knowledge of statutory assessment systems and how the curriculum is learned in schools
  • High level of understanding and experience in research and best practices in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
  • Skills, knowledge and a clear understanding of the current educational landscape
  • A successful track record of human and financial resource management.
  • History of demonstrably high expectations of staff, parents the community, governance, external organisations and pupils
  • Understanding of the needs of the most disadvantaged pupils including pupils with SEND and those in receipt of the pupil premium, LAC premium
  • Experience and understanding of behaviour approaches and the personal development of pupils
  • Experience in successfully working with governance structures
  • Excellent relationship management.
  • Personal characteristics: the ability to remain calm under pressure; self-motivated; reliable and trustworthy; emotionally intelligent and perceptive; intellectually versatile, resilient and innovative; adaptable communication skills
  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

  • Ofsted inspector trained / experience
  • Experience of leading in a MAT

What the school offers its staff

We believe our colleagues are our most valuable asset. We strive to create a positive and supportive working environment that rewards hard work and dedication.

The HEARTS way of working is based on our values of happiness, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth and service, all of which are embedded within each of our schools and settings.

We offer an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including trust-wide twilights throughout the year, a two-week October half term, supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils and each other, a highly effective learning environment, with responsive and involved colleagues and leadership teams.

We are a trust with a highly positive culture that supports all staff to achieve better working lives.

Further details about the role

Application Process

Visits to the trust are strongly encouraged. If you would like an informal discussion about working for HEARTS, about this role or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Louise Allbury, Chief Operating Officer: l.allbury@heartsacademy.uk.

Interview Process

After the closing date, shortlisting will be conducted by a panel, who will take your application, supporting statement and experience to date into account. You will be selected for an interview entirely on the contents of your application form, so please read the recruitment pack carefully before you complete your application form. Occasionally, when we receive sufficient applications to do so, the trust may close the vacancy and shortlist prior to the published closing date.

Interviews will take place over two consecutive days, with the selection panel inviting successful interviewees from day one to day two. Interview dates: Wednesday 7th February and Thursday 8th February 2024.

Please visit the HEARTS Academy Trust website for further information: https://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk/


Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online searches, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview. A copy of the trusts Child Protection Policy is available on our website:- https://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk/policies

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About Hearts Academy Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

HEARTS is a small innovative Academy Trust of six primary schools and an alternative provision for pupils with SEMH challenges. All provisions are based in the south of Essex. Our values are central to all that we do. We work tirelessly to ensure that happiness and hope, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth, spirituality and service are embedded into the curriculum. Our pupils are well-rounded individuals who are ready to face the challenges offered to them. These values are at the heart of all we do and fundamental to our working relationships as well as our pupils' learning. We have high expectations of our employees and offer support and continued development opportunities for all. We expect our employees to live the HEARTS values in their work and relationships with other employees and the community.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online searches, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview. A copy of the trusts Child Protection Policy is available on our website:- https://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk/policies

We can offer you:

- access to the HEARTS Extra Programme (Rewards and Benefits)
- an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including trust-wide twilights throughout the year
- a two-week October half-term
- supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils
- a highly effective learning environment
- a responsive and involved leadership team
- an 80:20 teaching model (4-day teaching week where all teachers receive an additional 10% non-contact (PPA) time each week as part of the trust policy)
- a school with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values
- access to our school counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions

For further information about HEARTS, including policies and procedures, please refer to our website: www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk

All of our schools are judged good or outstanding.

Arranging a visit to Hearts Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.allbury@heartsacademy.uk.

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