6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Important

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

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£72,483 - £83,956

Pay scale

L21 - L27

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a talented, driven and visionary Director of Primary Education to work alongside the CEO and with all school leaders , to support the delivery of the best possible provision for all Primary age pupils within our Trust. The Director will, through careful balancing of challenge and support, enable us to ensure each one achieves their potential, regardless of starting point. This post holder will play a key and significant role in the future development of the Trust as we undergo our next phase of growth, which will include acting as the Trust lead for the establishment of our first Primary Free School, as well acting as Deputy CEO.

The skill set we have laid out for this post is both extensive and diverse. Impact in your current role is important but so is your educational vision and philosophy. If you feel you have the right combination of experience and vision we would be very interested to hear from you.

The successful post holder will be line managed by the CEO of Dales Academies Trust.

What the school offers its staff

As a Trust we can offer:

  • a working environment with a strong sense of community and moral purpose.
  • hard working pupils.
  • a dedicated staff, committed to achieving the best outcomes for their pupils, through high quality pastoral care and Teaching & Learning.
  • a supportive Governance structure.
  • a wide range of professional development opportunities.
  • unlimited support for leaders in their pursuit of excellence.
  • strong partnerships with a range of organisations, including the dioceses of Leeds and York.

Further details about the role

Dales Academies Trust is a successful and growing Church of England Multi-Academy Trust which provides a home for both Church schools and Community schools. Dales currently comprises thirteen Primary schools ranging from very small rural to two form entry urban settings, as well as one 11-16 Secondary. In September 2024 the Trust will open a Primary phase Free School in North Northallerton and is currently in discussions with a number of other schools interested in joining our family of settings. Our schools are currently located across the northern part of North Yorkshire and Stockton.

The successful candidate will be a credible leader of school improvement who has had significant experience of developing and implementing plans that have led to improved outcomes. They will have worked in a range and variety of contexts and settings and will have achieved these improved outcomes through empowering and guiding others as well as through direct personal action. They will be an inspirational leader who models the behaviour they expect of others and capable of building sustainable structures and strategies. Equally comfortable working on their own, in small groups or across the entire Trust Primary staff, they will identify as an innovator, a lateral thinker who has an eye for detail but the ability to see the bigger picture, and is at all times driven to achieve the best for the pupils within our schools.

Commitment to safeguarding

Dales Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. We have a robust Child Protection Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment with the Trust. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@dalesmat.org

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About Dales Academies Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
03301242618

Welcome to the web site for Dales Academies Trust (Dales) which was incorporated on 12th September 2017 and is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) with sponsor status. It was established initially for the northern church schools of the Church of England dioceses of Leeds and York but now includes its first community school, namely Carnagill Community Primary school located on Catterick Garrison. Our Trust currently comprises one Secondary and thirteen Primary schools.

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Arranging a visit to Dales Academies Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@dalesmat.org.

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