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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership main scale L20-L27 per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be an excellent teaching practitioner with extensive experience, knowledge and a track record that demonstrates impact. You will have a proven ability to support, develop and coach others, as well as the ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities whilst maintaining the highest levels of professionalism, diplomacy and conduct.

The successful candidate will have the ability to influence and manage key stakeholders. Building on the positive relationship with the local community is a key priority, as is the ability to share and implement the strategic vision of Venturers Trust across all elements of your leadership role.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • is inspired and motivated by the Trust core values, and the Academy itself
  • is well grounded and inspirational with recent experience of senior leadership in secondary
  • understands what it take to deliver consistently outstanding results
  • has an impressive teaching and leadership career history with clear evidence of developing teams and implementing whole school strategies to improve student outcomes
  • has presence and visibility with the ability to inspire, motivate and empower others whilst holding them to account
  • has a proven track record of ensuring safety and welfare are fully embedded within the school culture
  • has high expectations for all pupils so they develop a love of learning, curiosity, aspirations and a belief in all possibilities.
  • has a detailed understanding of Quality First Teaching and can define a vision for teaching that supports staff to develop the right skills to deliver high quality teaching and learning, supported by evidence, to raise standards and deliver positive outcomes for all children.
  • is passionate about the opportunities the curriculum can bring to all children.
  • demonstrates behaviours consistent with the Trust’s values
  • is flexible and versatile to cope with diverse needs, changing priorities and meet the needs of the Trust

What the school offers its staff

Wellbeing Health Cash Plan - A valuable Health Cash Plan that provides cover for routine healthcare such as dental check ups, eye tests, physiotherapy and specialist consultations. Benefits for children of employees up to the age of 18 are included free of charge.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - The EAP offers cover for employees and their immediate family members residing at the same address, including children in full-time education.

Training and Development - First class training and development opportunities are provided within the Trust, including an outstanding induction programme for both early career and experienced teachers. There are also opportunities for associate staff to develop and progress within their area of expertise, this includes using the teacher apprenticeship programme to develop teaching support staff into qualified teachers.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – At least 5 Professional Learning days per year.

HIGHER DEGREE SUPPORT FUNDING – Significant contribution to the funding of Master’s Degrees at the University of Bristol by the Trust and the University of Bristol as our sponsors.

Bicycle Purchase Loans - After having successfully passed the probationary period employees are eligible to request a Bicycle Purchase Loan up to the value of £1,000 through the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme.

ICT Loans - A loan repayable over a two year period as part of a Salary Sacrifice Scheme.

Retail discounts – An extensive range of free goods/services and discounts available to staff.

INTEREST FREE SEASON TICKET LOAN – The option to purchase a travel season ticket (bus or train) with an interest free loan, deducted from salary in monthly instalments over a 12 month period.

Professional introduction incentive - Payable following the successful completion of the probationary period of the new member of staff to the member of staff who made the introduction.

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About Montpelier High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
935 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Colston’s Girls’ School is one of the finest schools for girls in Bristol. We accept girls of all talents and abilities and pride ourselves on being culturally diverse, welcoming students of all faiths and backgrounds.

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