Head of Academy

Hazel Leys Academy, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 0QF

This job expired on 2 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    18 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    2 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



Leadership L8 - L14 £50,151 - £58,135

Head of Academy job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with leadership aspirations to take the next step into a senior leadership position. Please contact the Executive Principal for a tour of the school and an informal and confidential chat about the role. The successful Head of Academy will be: - be an inspirational and strategic leader - be able to secure high quality education and high standards of achievement for all pupils - able to facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides pupils with the opportunity to achieve the highest of standards - have excellent communication and interpersonal skills - be able to build relationships quickly and effectively with colleagues, parents and pupils - have significant experience of leading and developing others, in particular middle leaders - be able to share and support the Trust’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for pupils’ personal and academic growth - be able to liaise with the Executive Principal, SLT, Education Directors, Trust Education Support Team, teaching/support staff, external agencies and parents - be resilient, dynamic and keen to lead by example
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About Hazel Leys Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About us:

Hazel Leys Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, is based close to the centre of Corby and has a long and strong history of serving the local community and of teaching generations of families. Children from Nursery through to Year 6 learn in an environment that engages, focuses and inspires them to do well.

“The curriculum, including additional activities, provides pupils with a broad range of learning experiences that enable them to enjoy school. This prepares them well for life in 21st century Britain and for their next stage in education.” – Ofsted June 2018.

Find out more at: https://www.hazelleysacademy.org/

In Return:

Our Academy is part of Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), a highly successful Trust with a proven track record for school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured
If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

This post is exempt from the from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence, if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity, to apply for this role.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

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