Headteacher Eaton Bray Academy, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Job description

Our much-valued and longstanding Headteacher is retiring at the end of this academic year, and Eaton Bray Academy is seeking to appoint an inspiring, approachable and positive Headteacher, who will continue to make our lovely village school “A Wonderful Place to Be”.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Headteacher, who is passionate about the education of our children and will lead by example to ensure that all pupils achieve their full potential. The right person will build on our current success, playing a key role in leading Eaton Bray Academy, alongside our dedicated Senior Leadership Team. Our new Headteacher must be an excellent communicator, who can engage with all members of our community. We can offer you enthusiastic, hardworking and experienced staff, along with happy, well-behaved children, who enjoy attending school. We are looking for someone who can model best practice regarding professional conduct and workload, and who recognises the importance of continued professional development throughout the school.

We welcome applications from both experienced Headteachers and from candidates currently working within a school leadership team, who are looking to take their first headship appointment.

At Eaton Bray Academy, we are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. All candidates should be aware that we follow safer recruitment policies and procedures, so references will be requested prior to interview.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or Equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

Experience of developing staff and systems from Early Years to the end of Key Stage 2
Recent successful leadership as a Head, Deputy or School Improvement Lead
Experience of leading teaching and learning within the primary phase
An excellent understanding of the primary curriculum across the Foundation Stage, Key Stages 1 and 2

About Eaton Bray Academy

Eaton Bray Academy is a co-educational day school which caters for children aged 4 - 11 years of all abilities. Our Nursery provides education for children from the term after they are two. We get the opportunity to inspire young minds and give them a love of learning for life.

School Lane, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2DT
Eaton Bray Academy website (opens in a new window)