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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Group 2 range L8 - L21

Job summary

  • Sky Primary and Eden Project Nursery is a brand new primary school and nursery that will be built in the heart of the new Garden Village at West Carclaze on the outskirts of St Austell. It is an exciting ‘once in a life-time’ opportunity to lead and shape the vision of Learning Beyond the Classroom in this new community. Sustainability is very much at the heart of the community and your interaction with this new community and prospective parents will be an integral part of this role. This headship role will involve a teaching commitment in the first few years of opening. We are looking for a talented leader who can stimulate every child’s desire to learn and enable them to achieve their potential.

    We are seeking a leader with previous experience in primary school leadership and school improvement. The candidate will have knowledge and practical experience of such areas as: learning beyond the classroom, performance management, assessment and data analysis, monitoring of teaching and learning through lesson observations, work scrutiny, pupil conferencing and leading staff training.

    The salary will be subject to negotiation within the Group 2 range appropriate to the post holder’s experience and skills.

    We can offer:

    • A competitive salary

    • The opportunity for training alongside inspirational staff– a chance to work with and learn from the best

    • An exciting opportunity to lead a school in which you can really make a difference, with friendly children, dedicated staff and supportive colleagues

    Applying for the job

    If you would like the opportunity to be a Kernow Learning Headteacher then we would like to hear from you.
    In the first instance, please phone Jennie Walker (CEO) to arrange a conversation, on 01637 303106 or 07885 102717.

    Application forms can be downloaded from the www.kernowlearning.co.uk website.

    Please send completed applications to Jane King, HR Manager, at the address below

    Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 24th September, 2021
    Interviews: w/c 13th & 14th October, 2021

    Kernow Learning is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and follows the Safer Recruitment process; the successful applicant will be expected to share this commitment and will be subject to checks including an enhanced DBS and prohibition checks.

    The HR Manager
    Kernow Learning
    The Old Cricket Pavilion, Treninnick Hill, Newquay, TR7 2JU
    Website: www.kernowlearning.co.uk
    e-mail: hr@kernowlearning.co.uk
    Tel. 01637 303106 (HR)

    Supporting documents

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

    Trust overview

    Trust type
    Multi-academy trust
    Contact phone number

    About Kernow Learning Multi Academy Trust

    Kernow Learning Trustees are looking for the right candidate to join the Senior Leadership Team of the Trust as the Headteacher Designate of Sky Primary and Eden Project Nursery at the new West Carclaze Garden Village in Cornwall. Kernow Learning Headships are permanent posts and is an excellent opportunity to develop a career pathway within our Trust. Kernow Learning is a dynamic academy trust consisting of 20 primary academies in Cornwall. The Trust is recognised as a DfE sponsor.

    Head office location

    Treninnick Hill, Newquay, TR7 2JU

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