Head of School

Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Academy, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L7-L11

Job summary

Head of School
Required September 2020
Pay Grade: Leadership L7-L11
Would you like to be part of a Church School team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?
We are seeking to appoint an imaginative and inspirational Leader to help us build on our successes and live out our School values of Trust, Compassion, Perseverance, Respect, Forgiveness and Honesty. As a Head of School, you will support us in our continued pursuit of excellence and empower and challenge the school community to do the same.
Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Primary Academy is part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust, an expanding and forward-thinking multi-academy trust, with a commitment to the nurture and development of talented staff. This relationship brings great strength to the school and enhances the CPD opportunities for all our staff. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of sustained development and be committed to our school and its mission. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to take initiatives and embrace new opportunities and have the ability to lead the day to day running of the School, building strong, effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders in education.
The key responsibilities of the post are listed below with more detail provided in the Head of School Job Description (available from the school office):
The successful candidate will:
 Develop an ethos of integrity, compassion and excellence throughout the school and community, which it serves in order to value self-esteem alongside respect for others.
 Maintain high morale and set an example of professionalism, high quality performance and leadership.
 Develop in all pupils the skills, attitudes and stamina required for life-long learning and success in a rapidly changing world.
 Enhance opportunities through partnerships between parents / carers, pupils, staff, other trust schools and the local community in order to maximise the benefits of being a Trust school.
 Continue to maintain and build on the distinctively Christian ethos of Chestnut Street Church of England Primary Academy
We are looking for a person with:
 Proven leadership experience and the ability to carry out the varied responsibilities of the role.
 The ability to engender respect and support from staff, governors, the Academy Trust, children and their parents.
We can offer you:
 A supportive and dynamic team.
 A varied and exciting role with opportunities to work with a wide range of stakeholders.
 Opportunities for continuous professional development and salary progression throughout the ISR.
 An exciting prospect to have influence in a growing Multi Academy Trust.
 The chance to support transformation for pupils and families across Lincolnshire.
Please contact the school for an application pack – school.office@chestnut-street.lincs.sch.uk or telephone 01526 832424.
Completed application forms should be sent to Laura Lowe, HR Business Partner lauralowe@laat.co.uk
Chestnut Street Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and rigorous child protection procedures are in place. This post is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
‘The LAAT promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects Christian Values. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.’
Closing date: Friday 3rd July 2020
Interviews: Week Commencing Monday 6th July 2020

Applying for the job

Please complete the application form and return to lauralowe@laat.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 222 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email lauralowe@laat.co.uk

About Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Academy

Would you like to be part of a Church School team who aim to inspire and encourage our children to believe in their ability to succeed through learning?
We are seeking to appoint an imaginative and inspirational Leader to help us build on our successes and live out our School values of Trust, Compassion, Perseverance, Respect, Forgiveness and Honesty. As a Head of School, you will support us in our continued pursuit of excellence and empower and challenge the school community to do the same.
Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Primary Academy is part of the Lincoln Anglican Academy Trust, an expanding and forward-thinking multi-academy trust, with a commitment to the nurture and development of talented staff. This relationship brings great strength to the school and enhances the CPD opportunities for all our staff.

Arranging a visit to Ruskington Chestnut Street Church of England Academy

Please contact the school:

01526 832424
schooloffice@chestnut-street.lincs.sch.uk

School location

Chestnut Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 9DL