Headteacher Sunny Bank Primary School, Bury, Lancashire

Job description

The Board of Trustees at Vision Trust are looking to appoint a new Headteacher for Sunny Bank Primary School who has the vision and skills to continue to take this school forward and is dedicated to ensure that the school remains one to be proud of.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a successful school and in return we offer high levels of support, hardworking staff and well behaved children who have a love of learning.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher with evidence of continual professional development or relevant accredited study appropriate to the post.
• National Professional Qualification for Headteachers or other leadership and management training.
• Current knowledge of the national curriculum and research on strategies to support effective teaching and learning.
• Good understanding of the Academies agenda and the role of a Multi- Academy Trust.
• Good understanding of the changing role of academies, the local authority and OFSTED, and how to work effectively with these and other such bodies
• Good understanding of the principles of equality and diversity that support a culture that embraces diversity within the classroom and community
• Knowledge of, and training in health and safety and safeguarding legislation within the context of school compliance.

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher with evidence of continual professional development or relevant accredited study appropriate to the post.
• National Professional Qualification for Headteachers or other leadership and management training.
• Current knowledge of the national curriculum and research on strategies to support effective teaching and learning.
• Good understanding of the Academies agenda and the role of a Multi- Academy Trust.
• Good understanding of the changing role of academies, the local authority and OFSTED, and how to work effectively with these and other such bodies
• Good understanding of the principles of equality and diversity that support a culture that embraces diversity within the classroom and community
• Knowledge of, and training in health and safety and safeguarding legislation within the context of school compliance.

Essential skills and experience

• Evidence of demonstrable leadership qualities, with the ability to set and achieve challenging goals which achieve improvement
• Evidence of strong emotional intelligence and the ability to work with staff in a way that motivates and engages staff and develops a strong teams approach to delivery.
• Organisational, financial, budgetary and management skills relevant to the effective delivery of the duties
• Excellent people skills to build and lead an effective team; managing issues in a sensitive, supportive but appropriate manner to ensure the effective operation of the academy, promoting high aspirations and success for all.
A skilful communicator with strong, interpersonal and presentation skills, both verbal and written, which naturally adapts to a diverse audience,
• Successful experience at Deputy or Headship level across primary age range (KS1,KS2), with evidence of leading a successful team to bring about rapid and sustainable whole school improvement


About Sunny Bank Primary School

Address
Hathaway Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 8EQ
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Sunny Bank Primary School website (opens in a new window)