Headteacher Grange Academy

Grange Academy, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 April 2022

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£67,364 - £78,025

Headteacher Grange Academy job summary

The Governors of Grange Academy are seeking to appoint an exceptional, dynamic and inspirational Headteacher who has a proven track record of initiating, managing and leading effective change. Your high level of professional values and educational philosophy to ensure that Grange Academy makes sustained improvements in all aspects of life. You will have the commitment and aspiration for our pupils and staff to reach their full potential and have a commitment to the attainment and achievement of greater levels of independence for Grange Academy pupils.

Candidates will be committed to the collaboration and effective partnership working required to secure innovative personalised learning pathways for students with complex learning difficulties and have an exceptional appreciation of student-centred approaches. You will be a highly motivated leader who is committed to implementing significant and sustained improvements across Grange Academy and the wider Trust and who is enthusiastic to see all of our pupils flourish in safe, secure and welcoming learning environments.

Governors are looking for a leader who has high aspirations for the continued professional development of our staff and for the highest quality engagement with the wider community, our families, employers and other stakeholders.

If you are seeking a new challenge which will deliver and maintain outstanding approaches to the quality of education for our pupils and you have the ability to make exceptional developments across the Trust, then we’d be pleased to receive your application.

Additional allowances

Generous relocation package available for candidates outside Bedfordshire

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About Grange Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
Education phase
School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Contact phone number
01234 407100

Grange Academy is an inclusive special needs school for pupils, aged 5-16, with a diverse range of learning needs including moderate learning difficulties and autism.

We want our pupils to feel a deep sense of belonging, believe in themselves and achieve personal and academic progress. Our staff work in partnership with parents/carers and outside agencies to ensure that every child’s needs are met. We are committed to providing the very best bespoke education for our pupils, regardless of their starting points or needs.

Our dedicated, highly skilled staff team are passionate about pupils’ education and SEND provision. We strive to provide a creative, inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum that is supported by a wide range of exciting extra-curricular opportunities. Wellbeing, happiness, success, and collaboration are at the core of our practice at Grange.

Grange has been recognised as a UNICEF Rights Respecting School at Gold Level – the only special school in Bedford to receive such an award. This recognises the work that we have done and continue to do in placing The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child at the heart of our planning, policies, practice and ethos.

Bedford Inclusive Learning and Training Trust are forward thinking, with a vison to create a partnership of outstanding Special Schools to support the Special Needs Community in Bedford and the surrounding area, to offer excellent opportunities for pupils and their families. There are opportunities for further development within the Trust with the Special Free School that BILTT are building, due for completion in September 2023/24.

Arranging a visit to Grange Academy

Please email Mrs Russell with your availability for a visit to the school

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