This job expired on 25 April 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (potential for a January 2025 start date if requested)

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£83,081.00 - £96,239.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership Scale L24-30

Principal job summary

Principal at Bassingbourn Village College

About Anglian Learning:

Anglian Learning is committed to educational excellence and innovation. We envision a future where leaders at all levels in the secondary sector not only thrive but also shape the educational landscape. With a focus on research-driven leadership models, Anglian Learning is at the forefront of 21st-century education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide visionary leadership for Bassingbourn Village College.
  • Cultivate and retain top-tier leaders within the secondary sector.
  • Pioneer innovative school leadership models for widespread application.
  • Elevate the quality of education by adapting teaching and learning methods.
  • Ensure alignment with the Anglian Learning Blueprints and uphold operational support efficacy.
  • Collaborate with the Trust central team, offering valuable insights into academy achievements.

Expectations for the Principal:

  • Active commitment to Anglian Learning's vision, values, and frameworks.
  • Build a team of high quality, high impact leaders.
  • Effective relationship building with the school community, including staff, parents, and governing bodies.
  • Transparent and constructive communication of complex messages.
  • Personal commitment to learning and championing equality of opportunity.
  • Resilience and capacity for overcoming challenges.
  • Ability to create and sustain strong, supportive, and nurturing relationships.
  • Willingness to seek out best practice within and beyond the Trust, demonstrating a hunger for improvement and innovation
  • Proven leadership resulting in excellent Ofsted outcomes.

The Principal will play a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership ensuring the success of the academies. Contributing to our growing organisation and with future opportunities becoming available, this role will actively contribute to system-wide leadership development.

To find out even more, have an informal discussion or arrange a visit to our school, please contact our Director of Secondary Education, Duncan Cooper dcooper@anglianlearning.org

Join Anglian Learning in shaping the future of education – where leadership thrives, and innovation paves the way for a brighter future.

Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and those in regulated activity will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and online checks. Certificate of Good Conduct and other applicable checks may be requested.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Our policies for Ex-Offenders, GDPR, Safeguarding and Recruitment can be found on our website: www.anglianlearning.org

We value diversity and welcome applications from all, including those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. Flexible working will be considered.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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