23 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 15-21

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be someone who understands the school’s current strengths, who values distributed leadership, and has the skills and experience to deliver continued improvements.

We are looking for a leader with:

  • Proven senior leadership experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the primary curriculum
  • Evidence of impactful leadership
  • Vision and energy to inspire the whole school community
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Commitment to teamwork and developing colleagues
  • The ability to adapt to an ever-changing educational landscape
  • Flexibility to think creatively
  • Experience of contributing to a wider system leadership model

What the school offers its staff

King’s Meadow Academy joined Waterton Academy Trust, a collective of thirteen primary schools serving the Wakefield and Barnsley area, in J uly 2018. The trust’s driving ambition is to secure the very best outcomes for all its children, and prepare them for future success. King’s Meadow Academy is proud to be part of this determined and collaborative group.

The successful candidate will be offered:

  • Friendly, motivated children who are eager to learn
  • A welcoming and positive school environment with supportive colleagues
  • Opportunities for professional development within a forward-thinking multi-academy trust
  • A fully supportive and active Academy Standards Committee
  • Advice and support from the Trust's central team
  • An excellent wellbeing package
  • An excellent pension scheme

Applying for the job

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About King's Meadow Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
257 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 240 767

Arranging a visit to King's Meadow Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gwaring@watertonacademytrust.org.

School location

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