7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2021

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L11-15 (excluding London and Fringe)

Job summary

Would you like to work for a caring & supportive employer with dedicated career development pathways for all staff?

Do you have a relentless focus on improving outcomes & life chances for all pupils irrespective of context or situation?

Then this role may be for you!

The Lion Academy Trust and Lion Education Trust have an outstanding reputation nationally, are high performing and innovative, with schools based in London, Essex and Wellingborough.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Head Teacher to join our Wellingborough team and make a positive impact in raising standards and the quality of experience for our children.

Working with the Head of School and alongside the Executive team, you will be based at any one of the sites within our Wellingborough hub (Olympic Primary, Ruskin Infant, Ruskin Junior and Warwick Academy) which are all on their journeys to become outstanding schools. You will be responsible for the operational implementation of Trust agreed strategies and processes across the school.

Wellingborough is an area of high deprivation, but we live by our belief of ‘no excuses’ and our determination to offer ‘good or better every day’. We need a Deputy Head Teacher who can significantly influence the delivery of educational outcomes for our children, promote parental engagement and improve community cohesion.

We are seeking a Deputy Head Teacher who is:

• an innovative, creative and strategic thinker
• able to lead, motivate, challenge and inspire whole school communities
• committed to achieving the highest possible standards of learning and teaching
• dynamic and enthusiastic with the vision and energy to help lead schools to excellence
• friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching
• experienced in school improvement with a proven track record of success and strong leadership in developing teaching and learning.

We can offer you:

• Vibrant schools which serve the community of Wellingborough with all the rewards and opportunities this brings
• Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their schooling
• A dynamic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff who want the best for their children.
• Innovative CPD which is of the highest quality.
• Career progression and leadership opportunities
• A supportive and forward thinking Trust Board, Parental Advisory Body and parent community.
• Excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Lion Academy Trust.

The successful candidate will raise expectations and aspirations, promote the Trust’s pedagogy for highly effective learning and help achieve positive outcomes for children.

We offer you a great opportunity to develop your career in a well-respected, Multi Academy Trust working with a forward thinking, vibrant and very supportive team.

The successful candidate will raise expectations and aspirations, promote the Trust’s pedagogy for highly effective learning and help achieve positive outcomes for children.

We offer you a great opportunity to develop your career in a well-respected, Multi Academy Trust working with a forward thinking, vibrant and very supportive team.

Closing Date: Friday 14th May 2021 12 noon
Interviews: 19th May
All applications and enquiries should be made to Hayden Tyers - Deputy CEO and Director of Schools. hayden@lionacademytrust.net

Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service, medical checks and two positive reference checks. References will be requested prior to interview.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

Please note that we require all applicants to complete the Trust's own application form which is attached to this advert. Please download the Word application form, complete and send it to hayden@lionacademytrust.net. We are not able to accept any applications completed via any other method.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

Schools overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About the schools

For more information on Lion Academy Trust and the schools within the Wellingborough hub please visit our website: https://www.lionacademytrust.net/

School details

Olympic Primary

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary
School size
381 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Ruskin Academy

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary
School size
302 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Warwick Academy

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary
School size
301 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

If you would like to arrange a visit to the Trust please email: hayden@lionacademytrust.net

School locations

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