- Job role
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
Closing date: 22/10/2021
Interview date: 15/11/2021
Salary/ salary range: L12-L18
Start date: 01/01/2022
We welcome applications from individuals wishing to work on a flexible basis
Creating New Futures at Newlands Primary School
Do you have the skills and ambition to rise to a challenge?
Are you someone who has high expectations and a desire to improve the life chances of pupils in Thanet?
Newlands Primary School is one of five primary schools within the Thanet region at The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).
Newlands is a thriving and GOOD school in the heart of Ramsgate and we are proud to be a part of its continuing journey to provide the best for its pupils. First rate care and support from all its employees and a strong leadership team are the perfect ingredients for a happy, safe and inclusive school.
We are currently seeking an innovative and enthusiastic Headteacher, who will positively contribute and build on the school’s existing strengths, to lead, motivate, develop, and inspire a school team that is passionately committed to giving pupils a wide range of real-life and enriching experiences.
Our academies are pivotal in ensuring our children get the best start in life, no matter what their background. As part of the TKAT network, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to an excellent education and real choices in life.
For this role, you will have demonstrable school leadership and management skills, and experience, a commitment to professional development, and the personal qualities to build strong relationships with all stakeholders including parents, governors, and colleagues at all levels.
The Headteacher will be responsible for the leadership, organisation, management and control of the School whilst working in partnership with key providers. You will be expected to promote and safeguard the welfare of the pupils for whom the School and governing body are responsible and those with whom they come into contact; to ensure a high-quality education for pupils and high standards of achievement. Headteachers are required to carry out the duties set out in Part 9 of the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document.
To apply, please download and complete the application form via the recruitment website which includes an outline of no more than 2 sides of A4, of what attracts you to Newlands Primary School, your own values and how they relate to TKAT and the Academy values, and your qualities against the person specification.
In addition, referring to the Job Description, and on no more than 2 sides of A4, outline how you would expect your success to have impacted after 3 years, 1 year and your first term.
For more information about this role please contact: Jenni Richards, TKAT Primary Director of Education - East via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Working for TKAT
Leadership within TKAT schools requires passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.
The TKAT vision - 'Inspiring learners, changing lives'
A community of learners who share the mindset of success and are driven by the prospect of opportunity for all. An environment of aspiration, respect and openness, enabling employees and students to thrive.
The TKAT values
The TKAT family:
Works together inclusively
Respects and cares for each other
Has ambition and is aspirational for all.
TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse
TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
Access to interview - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.
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