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  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L12 – L16 (£58,105 - £64,224).

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please see our website to view the job description and person specification

What the school offers its staff

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits to our staff including:

  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) (opt outs available)
  • Private Medical Cover (individual cover only for permanent posts) with the option to add family members via a personal salary deduction
  • Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc.
  • Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities

Further details about the role

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Academy for Goldthorpe Primary Academy in Barnsley, to start in April 2023 on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for all aspects of the internal organisation, professional leadership, management, and control of the school and for leading supervision over teaching and support staff in accordance with Instrument of Government.

You will share the Trust’s vision for improving educational outcomes in the North and will bring about transformational change within the communities that we serve.

As the most senior leader within the Academy, you will work with your Senior Leadership Team to ensure consistent application of effective Trust systems and processes. You will use experience and innovation to drive forward school improvement to ensure that no child is left behind.

This role will suit an existing Head of Academy or aspiring Head of Academy who wants to make a significant difference to children’s lives by shaping their educational experience. You will be inspiring and engaging, with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

This is a great opportunity to experience leadership at a very high level, using your knowledge, experience, passion, and talent to shape education.

Commitment to safeguarding

The 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.

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

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About Goldthorpe Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
288 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Goldthorpe Primary Academy

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

School location

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