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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£63,427 to £69,969 per annum

Pay scale

Leadership 13 to 19

What skills and experience we're looking for

Strong understanding of the Ofsted process

In-depth knowledge and understanding of current educational priorities and developments to include; curriculum landscape, raising attainment, inclusion and specialist provision

An effective leadership and management style that encourages participation, innovation, and confidence

Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Excellent organisational skills and ability to delegate, negotiate and influence.

Resilience and motivation to lead the academies through day-to-day challenges while maintaining a clear strategic vision and direction.

Current knowledge and understanding of the statutory, legislative requirements and good practice to include but not exhaustive: Health and Safety; Data Protection; the Equality Act / residual aspects of the Disability Discrimination Act and Keeping Children Safe in Education and the ability to apply this knowledge to the management of the school and its students

Ability to understand, analyse and make effective use of a wide range of data

The ability to engage in clear, open and constructive relationships with the Academy Advisory Board and Trustees

Ability to think commercially and engage with a variety of stakeholders

An ability to build positive relationships with staff, students and wider stakeholders and to grow and build effective teams

Demonstrable impact as a senior leader in a primary school or academy

Experience of being a DSL

Track record of school improvement and impact on outcomes

Successful management of (or contribution to) the school self-evaluation leading to rapid improvement of identified priorities

Track record in striving for excellence and positively improving teaching and classroom practice that brings about tangible whole school improvement

An ability to grow and build teams whilst also building capacity

What the school offers its staff

  • Archway benefits to include shopping discounts and competitions
  • A free and confidential employee assistance programme offering counselling and advice
  • Access to discounted travel schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Comprehensive training and support
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Free flu vaccine
  • Access to e-learning and development

Further details about the role

To apply for the role please visit https://www.archwaytrust.co.uk/vacancies/. Click “apply” which will take you to the application form for the role. In your research for this role, you will have likely read about our aspirations and vision for our school and trust. Drawing on your skills and experience, please provide a supporting statement outlining how you would turn this vision into a reality. We would also encourage you to refer to the job description and person specification, demonstrating your suitability for the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bluecoat Bentinck Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
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