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 Trust 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

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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 and works in partnership with Delta Academies Trust. The academy strongly believes in giving individual attention to the needs of the children in our care. We support the development of lifelong learners through development of life skills that include responsibility, resilience, readiness for learning, resourcefulness and reflectiveness. It is our mission to offer every child a high quality education in a supportive, safe and challenging environment in which they feel valued and are inspired to become life-long learners who aim to ‘be the best they can be’. Good relationships exist with local partnerships including the Garforth family of schools and other Leeds schools, as well as other academies within the Delta Academies Trust group.

Aberford Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 2HF
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