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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    18 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours, Flexible working considered

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£90,365-£97,256

Pay scale

L30-L33 FTE (DOE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a Primary Education Director to join our team at Ascend Learning Trust in this newly created role. Under the direction of a newly appointed CEO, you will be working within a dedicated and dynamic team, supporting a growing Executive Team for Ascend Learning Trust.

Reporting to the Director of Education and in conjunction with the CEO, you will be responsible for the strategic development of school improvement services to the Trust primary schools, supporting the development of both teaching and leadership.

As a successful applicant, you will:

  • Have a proven track record of recent leadership at Headteacher level in a UK state Primary school.
  • Be an outstanding communicator, who is approachable and reliable with a strong presence.
  • Hold the ability to inspire and provide strong leadership, with proven experience of developing, empowering and supporting staff.

If this sounds like you, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run Trust.
  • The Trust’s commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
  • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Please note change of interview date: 4th July 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.

References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Ascend Learning Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust (RWBAT) was set up as a Multi Academy Trust in May 2017. In establishing RWBAT, we committed to offering strategic leadership and management expertise to facilitate collaboration and commitment leading to high levels of school improvement opportunities in each Academy within RWBAT.

RWBAT became Ascend Learning Trust in September 2022 to better reflect our growing Trust.

Our roles in leading Ascend Learning Trust are based on the simple premise of seeking to maximise the life chances of every pupil within the Trust. We believe this can be achieved by sharing leadership principles and management processes through support and challenge. We ensure staff and pupils are equipped to deliver the highest levels of performance in each Academy which leads to high levels of attainment and achievement across the Trust.

Our Mission; to enhance the life chances of all young people through Excellence in Education.

We hope you feel inspired to join us on our journey by joining us in one of our vacant roles.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
240 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
864 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
954 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Ascend Learning Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk.

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