14 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Grade: L11-L17

Job summary

Crofty Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed individual with senior leadership experience to be the Headteacher of Illogan School from September 2022 (or earlier if possible).

The children of Illogan would like a Headteacher who:
- Is approachable, forward thinking and enthusiastic.
- Will make them excited about their learning and develop their individual talents to the full.
- Fosters close links between home, school and the local community and has a genuinely inclusive approach.

The staff and governors of Illogan School would like a Headteacher who:
- Is an inspirational leader with a track record of improving outcomes for children.
- Has a genuine commitment to inclusion.
- Is committed to delivering excellent standards of teaching and learning through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum.
- Has high expectations of themselves and others and leads the school’s professional learning community with enthusiasm.
- Can take full advantage of the opportunities that being part of the Crofty Multi Academy Trust brings.

About Crofty MAT
Crofty MAT is a group of nine schools, working as one, serving the communities of Camborne, Pool and Redruth in West Cornwall.

Why do we exist? What is our purpose?
Our purpose is to give our children the best possible start in life, to unlock possibilities and enable them to make choices about their future.

How will we do this?
Driven by our values we are engaged in a restless pursuit of excellence, creating the highest quality learning for staff and children alike.

What is our strategy?
By “working as one” we have created a culture of shared responsibility for all children in our schools. Sharing resources enables us to maximise opportunities, innovate and pursue equity for our learners.

Why work for Crofty MAT?
- This is a rare opportunity to take on a significant leadership role within a highly effective collaboration of schools.
- The Headteachers in Crofty MAT set each school’s vision and curriculum to reflect their school’s unique character and meet the needs of that school’s community.
- You will benefit from working alongside like-minded Headteachers with a passion for creativity, dedicated to improving the learning in their schools and across the trust.
- This is an opportunity to be part of a team committed to genuine collaborative working, with dedicated support from the Trust board, Local Governing Body, as well as an experienced senior management and School Improvement Team.
- We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive Health & Wellbeing support package
- We see ourselves as a ‘deliberately developmental’ organisation which has a forward thinking approach to professional and personal development.

Applying for the job

For an application pack, or if you require further information, please email: rebecca.collins@croftymat.org

Closing date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Shortlisting: Thursday 3rd February 2022
Interview dates: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th February 2022 - Candidates will be required to be available for both dates

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number

About Illogan School

Illogan School is a spacious, refurbished building with extensive grounds offering a wealth of outdoor learning opportunities. The school is co-located with Curnow Special School (Early Years to KS2) as part of a unique partnership between special and mainstream, creating a truly inclusive school community.
Illogan School sits at the heart of the community and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to make a genuine difference to the lives of children.

Arranging a visit to Illogan School

Visits from prospective candidates are welcomed, please call Sam Dingle at Illogan School on 01209 842360 to agree a mutually convenient time to look around.

School location

Churchtown, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4SW

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