This job expired on 4 December 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£57,482.00 - £63,430.00 Annually (FTE) L9-L13

Head of School job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to join the senior leadership of our primary school in Carlton Colville, which has shared leadership with Westwood Primary School.  

The Head of School will manage the day-to-day running of the school in line with the vision created by the Senior Leadership Team, of which they will be a member, and the Local Governing Body. The Head of School will work with the Executive Headteacher and other members of the Senior Leadership Team in providing effective leadership and management of the school.  

We are looking for a Head of School who will:

  • Have an uncompromising commitment to ensure that each child has a well-rounded education through a creative and challenging curriculum.
  • Be an inspirational leader.
  • Remain committed to developing each child as an individual who is valued, respected and treated equally.
  • Continue to strive for excellence.
  • Support and motivate our dynamic and forward-thinking staff by fostering respectful relationships and focusing on their career development and wellbeing.
  • Promote inclusion and remove all barriers to education and extracurricular activities.
  • Be excited by learning and has a strong commitment to ensuring children’s social, emotional and mental health needs are met.

What we can offer:

  • Engaged and creative children.
  • Motivated and talented staff with high expectations.
  • A child centred ethos that achieves great things.
  • An excellent working environment that supports and promotes staff well-being.
  • Commitment to ongoing opportunities for training and professional development.
  • Strong Trust family who are encouraging and at the heart of all that we do.
  • The ability to obtain NPQH delivered by the Active Learning Trust Institute in partnership with Ambition Institute

Visits to the schools are warmly welcomed. To discuss the role further, or to arrange a visit, please contact Rae Aldous, Executive Headteacher via email: head@westwoodprimary.org

All applications are to be submitted through My New Term. The Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date.   With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Grove Primary School and the Active Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff to actively share this commitment. All adults working in our Trust in whatever capacity will be part of a thorough safer recruitment process. All appointments will be subject pre-employment checks including the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture.

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About Grove Primary School

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

School location

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