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Rushey Mead Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Attractive

Job summary

Do you have the vision, passion and rigour to lead Rushey Mead Academy on the next step of its journey?

Rushey Mead Academy is a joyous and successful school which challenges each member of its community to excel. As our trust continues to evolve and grow, the new role of Head of School within our lead academy has been created – providing a career development opportunity like no other.

Supported by our Executive Principal, Gulbanu Kader, our new Head of School will be a creative and tenacious leader with the capacity to build on incredibly strong foundations.
As an inspirational leader, you will understand the art and science of teaching and be ambitious to develop further. A collaborative and visible practitioner, you will possess a strong moral purpose and act as a figurehead for our richly diverse learning community.

You will empower, entrust, and elevate a highly skilled, dedicated and loyal staff team - providing the direction and vision required to secure continued success through collaborative working and fresh thinking.

As our new Head of School, you will hold extraordinarily high expectations for all students, share the belief that an exceptional education is central to transforming lives and ensure every student is given the opportunity to succeed, regardless of background and starting points. Above all, you will make a positive difference by creating a vibrant, principled community of learners in pursuit of educational excellence and fulfilment for all.

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch.

For more information and a confidential conversation, contact our recruitment partners Phil Watt or Tom Giggal at Propelo on 01904 567818 or email TMET@propelo.co.uk. To download the application pack and learn more, visit https://tmet.our-careers.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 10am Wednesday 21st October 2020
Interviews: w/c 26th October 2020

TMET are an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

Applying for the job

For more information and a confidential conversation, contact our recruitment partners Phil Watt or Tom Giggal at Propelo on 01904 567818 or email TMET@propelo.co.uk. To download the application pack and learn more, visit https://tmet.our-careers.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1789 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Rushey Mead Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email TMET@propelo.co.uk
Contact phone number 01904 567818

About Rushey Mead Academy

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.

TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.

Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.

Arranging a visit to Rushey Mead Academy

For more information and a confidential conversation, contact our recruitment partners Phil Watt or Tom Giggal at Propelo on 01904 567818 or email TMET@propelo.co.uk. To download the application pack and learn more, visit https://tmet.our-careers.co.uk

School location

Melton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7AN

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