• Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership Group 5 (Range L29 - L33)

Job summary

This exciting opportunity will encompass the Headship of Lord Scudamore Academy, Executive Headship of 2 smaller rural Academies - Kings Caple and St Weonards, and the CEO and Accounting Officer for the HMFA.


Following the planned retirement of the current CEO at the end of the Autumn Term 2021, the HMFA Board of Trustees are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader with the drive and determination to take the HMFA MAT forward into the next stage of its journey. If you are confident that you have the skill, drive and vision to lead the MAT through this journey then we look forward to hearing from you.

Candidates will:

* Have a proven track record of successful strategic leadership experience.
* Have the ability to lead the HMFA successfully through a period of change.
* Have outstanding leadership and management skills which will inspire and motivate an
already dynamic team of staff and pupils, challenging and empowering them to excel.
* Be passionate about education and have the aspiration to have a lasting, positive influence
on our pupils, sharing in their interests and enthusiasm.
* Embrace the unique qualities of the communities that the HMFA Academies serve.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
634 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Lord Scudamore Primary Academy

Please refer to the attached Welcome Letter from Mrs Chris Hayes, our Chair of Trustees and visit our website at www.hmfa.org.uk

Arranging a visit to Lord Scudamore Primary Academy

Visits to the school are encouraged but will be centred around current COVID guidelines in place at the time.

Virtual tours of the premises will be available in the application pack.

You can also visit our website at www.hmfa.org.uk

School location

Friar Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0AS

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