Head of Primary Phase

Alec Reed Academy, Northolt, Middlesex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £65,748 to £80,071

Job summary

Salary: L15-L24 (Inner London)
Plus Teachers Pension, free gym, family friendly benefits

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Head of Primary Phase due to the resignation of our current Head who is moving onto a new challenge. They seek to appoint a Head of Primary who is committed to delivering a high quality education to all regardless of prior ability, social background or previous educational experience.

Whilst providing leadership of the Primary Phase the new Head should relish the many opportunities that will exist to collaborate with others and to work in full partnership with our Principal & CEO. The Head has full autonomy to lead the Primary Phase coupled with the support and encouragement of the Principal and CEO, and Leadership Teams.

Alec Reed Primary Phase is a three form entry school with over 600 children from the ages of 3-11, situated in Northolt, Ealing and with a £4.5m new build for Nursery, Reception and Year 1 which includes an additional Hall, outdoor learning and play areas and a grass pitch. The all-through structure of the Academy allows for central management of all support services and facilities, freeing up the Leadership Team to focus on learning and teaching, raising attainment whilst enjoying considerable delegated autonomy.

The school is known to be a happy, well organised, school where members of staff who work here, form a dedicated team. Our staff team is our greatest resource and the continuous professional development of all staff is a priority across the Academy. The combination of passionate and talented teaching and support staff and excellent facilities create an enviable learning environment, where traditional values, contemporary aspirations and creative curiosity underpin our pursuit of excellence.

Essential educational requirements

A good degree
Further higher degree (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA, PhD) would be desirable but not essential
• Ability to work across the Foundation - Key Stage 2 age and ability range

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum in the Primary phase
Teaching experience in more than one school with a strong proven track record of success in learning, teaching and raising achievement
Substantial experience as a member of the Leadership Team
Leadership of whole school/site initiatives improvement and budget planning, resulting in higher standards
Experience of implementing a range of strategies to raise pupil attainment and achievement, with evidence of success
Contribution to the Appraisal policy and practice to impact on the quality of Learning and teaching
A track record of success in curriculum leadership and management
Experience of developing and sustaining positive relationships with parents, staff, pupils and the GB to build consensus support and capacity.
Proven track record of managing and implementing change in relation to teaching practies, standards, discipline and pupil behavioural issues in multi-cultural, inner city and urban school settings

Employee benefits

Professional development and clear lines of responsibilities have generated a high-performance and high-ambition culture amongst the staff. The Academy is outer London but with Inner London pay and offers Teachers Pension, extensive free on-site parking, free use of the gym, subsidised meals and family friendly policies.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase All Through
School size 1686 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Alec Reed Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@alecreedacademy.co.uk

About Alec Reed Academy

School location

Bengarth Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 5LQ