Head of Academy East Garforth Primary Academy, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job description

East Garforth Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and innovative individual to join our academy in the role of Head of Academy. At this key time in the academy’s development we require an ambitious, determined and committed individual to secure further positive outcomes for our young people, staff, families, schools and the wider community.

Through strong leadership, enthusiasm for learning and the ability to inspire and motivate others as a role model, you will harness the key strengths and energy of the academy.

This post will provide opportunities to establish innovative ways of leading and managing learning as well as allowing the development of creative approaches and solutions which will further raise standards and create a climate of success for everyone.

The Head of Academy will have the required leadership experience, vision and ambition coupled with strong management and communication skills to motivate the staff team, student body and community to secure rapid and sustainable improvement, building capacity in teaching, leadership and support at all levels. The desire and ability to achieve challenging targets for high standards of behaviour, progress and attainment across and beyond the academy is essential.

The post offers the opportunity to join the senior leadership team in an academy that benefits from being part of a significant Multi Academy Trust and is committed to making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of all young people.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact Joan Whale on 01132 127100 if you would like to arrange a visit.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date: Friday 1 November 2019 at 12 noon

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

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Essential qualifications

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About East Garforth Primary Academy

East Garforth Primary Academy is located in the outer east side of Leeds in the community of Garforth. The academy is a slightly larger than average sized academy, catering for pupils from the Early Years Foundation Stage, through Key Stage 1 into Key Stage 2. There are currently 295 pupils on roll, including 25 part time Nursery pupils. At East Garforth Academy, we strongly believe in giving individual attention to the needs of the children in our care. We encourage our children to be lifelong learners through the development of life skills, including responsibility, resilience, readiness for learning, resourcefulness and reflectiveness. Learning behaviours are excellent and it is our mission to offer every child a high quality education in a supportive, safe and challenging environment. Through this, children feel valued and respected and aim to be ‘the best they can be’.

Aberford Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 2HF
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