Principal / CEO

Hadrian Academy, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4SR

18 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 June 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Group 3 school pay range (with generous incentives) and relocation package available

Principal / CEO job summary

Hadrian Academy is a thriving popular primary school in Dunstable, conveniently situated just 5 minutes from junction 11 of the M1.

The children, parents, staff and Governors of Hadrian Academy are looking for a visionary and inspirational new Principal to join the team from January or April 2023.

We have committed, motivated and cohesive staff. We specialise in the Arts and have high Standards in English, Maths and Science. We are looking for an inspirational leader to work collaboratively with the team to deliver inspiring teaching on an everyday basis, enabling our children to meet their goals and exceed expectations.

Our children range from 4 to 11 years of age.

Closing date for applications is 10th June 2022. School visits are welcome.

Applying for the job

Please apply using My New Term website or alternatively download the application form from our website under the 'school community' tab and then 'vacancies'

Supporting documents

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

About Hadrian Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
386 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01582 618400

Hadrian Academy is a popular primary school situated in North East Dunstable. The school currently has 368 pupils, catering for children from 4 – 11. There are 14 classes including two reception classes for children who are 4+. School opening times are 8.50am – 3.15 pm. We have an excellent Before & After School Care Club, that is managed by the school staff. In addition to this, we offer an array of extra-curricular clubs which reflect the school’s Vision and Values.

The governors and staff work together as a team to provide a high standard of education for each child and encourage the achievement of high standards in work, great behaviour and enjoyment in all aspects of school life.

OFSTED judged Hadrian Academy as a ‘good’ school in the most recent visit of January 2018 as well as the previous visit in March 2014. OFSTED 2018 commented the following:
- Pupils’ enthusiasm for learning is tangible
- Pupils behave well both in lessons and around the school
- Leaders and staff have created a focus on reading for pleasure throughout the school. As a result, pupils read voraciously and enthusiastically in all year groups
- Pupils and their parents and carers are very positive about the school

High standards are expected in all areas of the curriculum and strengthened through being a Gold SingUp School and Gold ArtsAward Mark School. We have a Healthy School award, with sport and active activity promoted. We also actively promote participation in LAMDA examinations, with a 100% pass rate, some achieving distinctions. Our philosophy is to create and promote a happy, lively, caring community in an attractive and stimulating environment where each individual can develop their knowledge, skills, experience and understanding of the world.

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