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  • Start date details

    April or September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 November 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£61,789.00 - £69,705.00 Annually (Actual) L11-L16

Head of School job summary

Are you a passionate educational leader seeking an opportunity to drive positive change in a school that's on an upward trajectory? We're looking for a dedicated Head of School to join our friendly and welcoming school.

Role Overview:

As the Head of School, reporting to our experienced Executive Headteacher, you'll have a pivotal role in sustaining the momentum of our school's rapid improvement. Your leadership will shape the educational direction, foster a supportive learning environment, and continue to raise standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the Executive Headteacher to implement strategic plans and educational goals.

  • Lead a team of educators, nurturing a culture of collaboration and professional growth.

  • Maintain high standards of teaching, learning, and student outcomes through effective policies and practices.

  • Build strong relationships with students, parents, and the wider community.

We can offer you:

  • Valuable support from a strong network of partner schools,

  • Incredible children who love their school, are respectful and are keen to learn,

  • A hugely supportive, friendly team who go above and beyond for the children everyday,

  • High-quality, personalised professional development, including on our fast feedback approach

  • Creative, well researched and effective approaches to teaching and learning.

If you have a growth mindset, the skills and the drive to be successful in this role, please complete an online application. If you would like an informal chat about the role or a visit to our school please contact Nicki Jaeggi, Executive Headteacher on 01707 886222 or admin@watchlytes.herts.sch.uk

Start date April or September 2024.

Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of our pupils and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS and online social media check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

Employment at Ivy Learning Trust is also subject to:

  • Satisfactory references
  • Barred list check (regulated activity roles)
  • Section 128 check (for applicable roles)
  • Overseas criminal records check (where required)
  • Identity check
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Evidence of qualifications applicable to the role
  • Confirmation of registration with applicable registered body where applicable

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About Watchlytes Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
220 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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