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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

points L12-L21 (£61,882 - £77,195)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Grange Academy is a fantastic school with delightful children and motivated staff, committed to ensuring the children thrive. Positive relationships between the staff and children, make the school a happy place.

The Grange is a forward-thinking, community-minded junior school, which embraces innovative opportunities to improve.

This role will appeal to someone who is ambitious for all children and passionate about helping children flourish and achieve their very best in all aspects of school life and beyond. It also requires an individual who can work positively with the staff team to achieve ongoing school improvement.

If you are a dynamic senior leader who sees themselves making local decisions to meet the needs of children, whilst playing a positive role in our Partnership overall, then we look forward to receiving your application.

I hope you find the information in this recruitment pack useful; however, you may like to find out more about the role. I am more than happy to talk through this opportunity and school visits prior to application are warmly welcomed. Please feel free to contact HR@agoralearning.co.uk to arrange either of these.

What the school offers its staff

The Grange Academy is a forward-thinking and community-minded junior school which embraces innovative opportunities to improve. The school is on a journey to raise the outcomes of the children at the end of Key Stage 2; balancing this with a commitment to providing curriculum enrichment opportunities and supporting the children’s pastoral development in order to grow empathetic, altruistic and curious citizens of the future.

Rated as ‘Good’ by Oftsed in 2022, inspectors noted that leaders have 'developed a collegiate spirit' among staff and that 'staff are overwhelmingly positive about the school leaders'. Although there has been a change of leadership since then, the sense of ‘team’ remains strong among the staff team and extends toward their relationships with all of the children and their families.

Therapeutic thinking lies at the heart of the relationships with the children, with leaders supporting the team in identifying needs, facilitating good communication with home and ensuring that the right strategies are embedded to help every child.

The Agora Learning Partnership offers The Grange excellent school improvement support as part of the 'Together Strategy’. This includes the opportunity to participate in Peer Reviews, drawing on a wealth of experience from other schools within the Trust, as well as a School Improvement Partner. Leaders ensure that teachers and other staff are provided with personalised support on how to develop their practice. The wellbeing of staff is also a high priority.

The Grange Academy is a happy, nurturing school with well-established routines. We are now looking for the right candidate to lead the school into the next stage of its improvement journey.

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.

Applying for the job

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About The Grange Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Grange Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@agoralearning.co.uk.

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