Chaulden Junior School, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £57,468 to £66,422

Job summary

Headteacher at Chaulden Junior School, part of Spiral Partnership Trust
Chaulden Junior School has all the ingredients of a good school, it is a small, caring and friendly; determined to do the best for every child. We are looking to appoint a passionate and forward thinking Head teacher, who has a vision for further development and the skills to lead an excellent team of teachers and administrative staff who are committed to providing the very best outcomes for every single child in our school.

Chaulden Junior school is a 2 form entry school, set in spacious grounds in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, with easy access to the M1 & M25. We are part of the Spiral Partnership Trust family of schools - a multi-academy trust of primary schools.
The successful candidate will be a talented teacher in their own right who is enthusiastic to develop excellent teaching and learning, can provide clear, inspirational, leadership to raise educational standards throughout the school and has the ability to inspire and motivate all staff and pupils to achieve their full potential. Following a period of change, the school is now making great progress and has an established staff team, ambitious for the schools future. This is a well-timed opportunity for a new headteacher to really make a difference and take the school on the next stage of its journey
As part of the Spiral Partnership Trust family of six primary schools, the new headteacher will work closely with other school leaders and enjoy the support and expertise of a strong, professional support team, including our Trust school improvement team and business team, which offers Teaching and learning, HR, IT and finance support.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic to develop excellent teaching and learning, nurture staff and children and establish an excellent school at the heart of the local community. For further details or to find out more information about our Partnership Trust please visit our website at http://www.spiral.herts.sch.uk/latest-vacancies/

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd March 2020 5pm
Applicants should be available for interview on Friday 13th March 2020
For more information and to apply online : www.teachinherts.com
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.
Spiral Partnership Trust; Our vision is to provide all children with an excellent education which reflects their individual needs and enables them to achieve their potential. We are committed to raising standards in education and to sharing our knowledge and experience with others as well as learning from them. We want to create environments where children love learning and develop the self-confidence to aim high in all that they do. We work to create schools which will be a first choice for parents and staff.
For further details or to find out more information about our Partnership Trust please visit our website at http://www.spiral.herts.sch.uk/latest-vacancies

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Outstanding classroom practitioner; able to engage, motivate and manage pupils effectively
Successful experience of senior leadership in a primary school
Successful experience leading school improvement

Essential skills and experience

Excellent knowledge of the curriculum in early years, key stage 1 and 2
Excellent understanding of learning; achieving high standards and good progress
Proven ability to raise standards
A good understanding of safeguarding
A positive, enthusiastic and energetic approach
Inspirational and solution focussed,
Effective coaching & mentoring skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Able to Influence and persuade
A leader and a team player; comfortable to lead a team and work as part of a team
Able to demonstrate confidentiality and discretion
Analytic Approach
Understanding of the Trust ethos and values
Experience of working with governors.
Experience of promoting the school within the local community.
Is able to build and maintain positive working relationships with a wide range of staff
Communicates well with parents
Establishes positive respectful relationships with pupils

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 153 pupils enrolled
Age range 7 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chaulden Junior School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@spiral.herts.sch.uk

About Chaulden Junior School

School location

School Row, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2JU