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Granville Academy, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 25 to Lead Practitioners range 31, £74,103 to £85,826

Job summary

New era. New Principal. New possibilities.

It’s a new era for Granville Academy. With a £5 million new build programme planned, including a new sports hall and science and technology facilities, we’re taking our campus to the next level – and you will do the same for our students. Our motto is work hard, be kind, choose wisely and you’ll bring this ethos to life in everything you do and in every interaction with our inspiring and enthusiastic children.

Like us, you’ll be passionate about social mobility and keen to release our pupils’ potential. At the heart of The de Ferrers Trust, we’re transforming the way we engage our staff and students alike – and we’ll give you all the autonomy you need to introduce a wealth of fresh ideas. Supported by your fellow Principals across the Trust, you’ll drive continuous improvement every day and encourage our pupils to recognise that hard work is the key to success. Your effective leadership will bring people together and ultimately make Granville a high-performing member of our Trust.

It’s an exciting challenge, for which we require an exceptional professional. Already a senior leader in a secondary school, you’ll be able to demonstrate an impressive record of success and a high level of tenacity and initiative. Your ability to facilitate highly-effective teaching and learning and a pastoral environment in which every child thrives will create an Academy to be proud of – and could potentially create unrivalled opportunities for you across our small network of schools.

If like us, you believe that anything is possible, we need to talk. To discover what we can achieve together, visit http://www.deferrerstrust.com/page/?title=Current+Vacancies&pid=7

For an informal chat with Ian McNeilly, Chief Executive of the trust about this exciting opportunity, please call Sandra Taylor on 01283 372615 to arrange this.

Closing date: Monday, 2nd March 2020

Interview dates: Tuesday, 10th & Wednesday, 11th March 2020

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

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Employee benefits

Salary: £74,103 - £85,826 (L25 - L31, further incentive may be available for the right candidate).
Start date: September 2020, an earlier start date may be possible.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 737 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Granville Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@deferrerstrust.com

About Granville Academy

School location

Burton Road, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR