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Start date details
15 June 2023 at 11:59pm
23 May 2023
- Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2
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What skills and experience we're looking for
Greenwood Academies Trust are keen to appoint an inspirational and innovative principal for this large Junior Academy in Peterborough. The academy serves a diverse community and a committed team support the delivery of a wide range of academic and wider learning opportunities, including a well-established Forest School and strong programme of after school clubs. The ‘Den’ provides morning and after school clubs and all pupils have access to breakfast.
The academy has recently had an Ofsted (February 23) and is considered an ‘improving academy’. The new leadership team are making strides in addressing key priorities and know there is more to do. They are a committed and dedicated team with a clear vision.
The successful candidate will lead the development of the next stage of the academy’s improvement journey, alongside this new team. You will lead the implementation of a broad and balanced curriculum which meets the needs of all pupils, through a comprehensive professional development strategy and role modelling high expectations and aspirations for all. You will also work with the trust to further improve achievement across the academy, identifying areas for development through accurate evaluation and quality assurance whilst ensuring that you work effectively with the local community to maintain the strong profile of the academy locally.
You will have support from the trust’s wide network of experts and have access to informal and formal professional development.
We are always interested in hearing from individuals/leaders who share our ethos and want to make a difference.
What the school offers its staff
Are you a leader who:
- Has relevant and up to date knowledge of teaching and learning strategies across the primary phase;
- Is excited about working with colleagues to continue to develop an aspirational, inclusive and broad curriculum;
- Leads staff effectively to deliver high quality learning experiences for all pupils, including those with high levels of educational need;
- Has a thorough understanding of factors that influence pupil performance and how to overcome barriers to learning;
- Has strong organisational skills and is relentlessness in driving educational improvement and raised standards for all pupils;
- Has experience of leading and developing others;
- Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Start date would be January 2024 or earlier, depending on the candidate’s current position.
If you would like further information or to arrange an informal phone call or online Teams meeting, please contact the academy’s Education Director, Emma Nuttall. Email:email@example.com
Shortlisted candidates will be informed on the 16thJune 2023 for interviews on the 20/21stJune, to be confirmed.
You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.
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About Dogsthorpe Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 7 to 11
- Education phase
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- School size
- 382 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 7 to 11
- Ofsted report
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- School website
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- Email address
The Dogsthorpe Junior Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is a junior academy situated in a small community in the north of Peterborough. It is led by the Principal, Julie Cranke, who aims to ensure that it delivers an exciting, innovative and creative curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils. All staff work hard to ensure that every pupil is supported and nurtured, helping them to develop the confidence and skills needed for the years ahead. In addition to the formal curriculum, pupils are also provided with a range of opportunities to follow their own interests and carry out individualised learning programmes.
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