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Wickhambrook Primary Academy, Newmarket, Suffolk

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L11-L17, £54,091 - £62,570 pa

Job summary

What will you love about Wickhambrook?

We are looking for a kind, caring and inspirational Headteacher for this wonderful school which is highly ambitious for its pupils, ensuring they go to ‘Wickhambrook and beyond.’ The school is a key part of the village and local community, linking to local events and groups.

The school is a mixture of Victorian frontage with five classrooms and a new separate two class block next to the original school building, providing 7 classrooms in all. It is set in generous grounds and beautifully placed within the Suffolk countryside.

Its pupils love the breadth of the curriculum offer, are keen to take part in as many sporting events as possible and they are looking for a Headteacher who is ambitious for them, can motivate them to excel and has high expectations for their success.

You will either be a current, serving Headteacher or senior leader looking for an exciting new challenge. You will have a solid understanding of the requirements of the new Ofsted framework and will be excited by the opportunity to further develop the school’s curriculum.

This is a rare opportunity to join a collaborative, forward thinking Academy trust of 30 schools (17 primary) where Headteachers form an integral part of our Trust leadership team. This role is perfect for an aspiring leader who deserves the support, CPD and career development on offer and in return will stop at nothing to ensure our pupils achieve results plus!

All members of the Unity Schools Partnership staff subscribe to a set of shared values, principles and operational processes to ensure quality education for all our young people. Our central belief is that every young life is special – open to possibility, gifted with the potential to change the world for the better. Our ambition is to unlock the potential of all children, remove the barriers to aspiration and ensure that all our children succeed.

We would strongly recommend a visit to the school so you can meet the pupils and staff.
To arrange a visit or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Darren Woodward (Director of Primary Education) by email at dwoodward@unitysp.co.uk or by calling 07854 316614.

Closing Date: Noon on Thursday 22nd October, 2020
Interviews: Friday 23rd October, 2020 and Thursday 29th October, 2020

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122223TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122223INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2018 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122223TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/122223INT

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 170 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Wickhambrook Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email dwoodward@unitysp.co.uk
Contact phone number 07854 316614

About Wickhambrook Primary Academy

All academies have their own distinctive ‘feel’ which makes each one unique. We believe that the ‘special feel’ at Wickhambrook is because of our caring, family atmosphere where everyone is valued as an individual and where parents, carers and the wider community are invited to share in school life.

Our academy continues to develop in many exciting ways, providing an even more enriching experience for our children. Children really are at the centre of everything we do. We have high expectations for both behaviour and achievement and believe that every pupil has a unique personality and talents to be developed.

The team at Wickhambrook are committed to providing the very best opportunities for the children who attend Wickhambrook Primary Academy. Staff, supported by Governors, work hard to deliver a rich, challenging and memorable curriculum, to prepare children for future education and to help them acquire the skills and enthusiasm needed to pursue learning for the rest of their lives.

Arranging a visit to Wickhambrook Primary Academy

We would strongly recommend a visit to the school so you can meet the pupils and staff.
To arrange a visit or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Darren Woodward (Director of Primary Education) by email at dwoodward@unitysp.co.uk or by calling 07854 316614.

School location

Wickhambrook, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8XN

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