This job expired on 26 November 2021 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    26 November 2021 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    4 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Leadership Scale - L9 - L16

Job summary

Our School Trust is seeking a Head of Academy to lead Ilsham C of E Academy in Torquay. You would be leading a school in a wonderful community as well as being part of the wider School Trust. We are seeking someone who is not only passionate about the highest quality education but can develop the distinctiveness of Ilsham C of E Academy and what it could offer the children it serves.

As well as providing the very best curriculum offer you will be part of a team of Heads of Academy who develop practice, share expertise and innovate for the benefit of all children and colleagues within the Trust. We are proud that we are a single organisation, and we are seeking colleagues who would embrace our aligned model whilst contributing to innovation and future thinking which helps us all continually improve what we are able to offer our children.

Ilsham C of E Academy is also the named school in our designation as a National English Hub so a passion for phonics and early reading is essential in supporting the school.
You will be responsible for supporting all teachers to be great. A benefit of being part of a Trust is that we clear the path to enable our Heads to focus on the things which matter most – teaching and learning. You will be skilled in designing and developing professional development for colleagues in your school and across the Trust.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
170 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
01626 248800

About Ilsham Church of England Academy

Ilsham is a Church school, and our new Head of Academy must be fully supportive of our Christian vision and values and be able to uphold the Christian ethos and distinctiveness of our Church school. This includes working closely with the Church, Diocese and wider community.

Arranging a visit to Ilsham Church of England Academy

We are offering face to face tours on Friday 12th November 2021 (AM) and Thursday 18th November 2021 (PM), or virtual meetings can be organised in the evenings or daytimes.

To arrange a visit or a virtual meeting please email the Trust People Team –

School location

Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JQ

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