• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    6 May 2021 at 11:59am

  • Date listed

    20 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Scale 12-18

Job summary

Main Purpose:
We wish to appoint someone who will provide vision, ambition, leadership and direction at Willow Primary Academy; ensuring it continues to develop.

Personal Qualities & Knowledge:
We wish to appoint someone who:
• Is an excellent practitioner employing a caring ethos to ensure our children always come first
• Has an excellent knowledge of the current issues and future trends impacting on the world of special education
• Has the confidence and ability to maintain and develop the outstanding nature of our school
• Has proven management, interpersonal and teambuilding skills.

Pupils and Staff:
To continue to develop:
• A skilled and highly motivated staff team
• To work with an experienced set of Governors on the Local Advisory Board
• To work collaboratively with the other MAT Principals
• To build a strong professional relationship with the Executive Principal/CEO.

Leadership and Management:
• Ensure that the schools systems, organisation and processes are all in place and are efficient and fit for purpose
• Provide a safe, calm and well-ordered environment for all pupils and staff, with a strong focus on safeguarding pupils and pupil welfare
• Welcome strong governance and actively support the governing body to understand its role and deliver its functions effectively
• To continue the current outstanding leadership and the excellent high quality of care and education for pupils.

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
Up to 230 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
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About The Willow Primary Academy

The Williow Primary Academy is part of SAND Academies Trust, which aims to Support Achievement and Nurture Development. The Trust consists of four Special Schools and Willow our first mainstream primary school.

School location

Evenlode Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 0JY

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