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  • Start date details

    September 2023 (however, we would prepared to wait until January 2024 for the right candidate)

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L19-L27 £69,022.00- £83,956.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Trustees of the Alexandra Academy Trust and the Local Governing Board of Monks Coppenhall Academy and Nursery are offering a unique opportunity to a very special person to apply to become Principal at Monks Coppenhall Academy. This vacancy has arisen due to the current Principal’s role change, to solely focus on the CEO’s role within the Trust.

Monks Coppenhall Academy and nursery is a growing 3 form entry Primary school with and age range of 2-11 which currently has 603 on role (inclusive of nursery). The school serves a diverse catchment with the most delightful children. Visitors at the school always comment on the politeness, respectfulness and excellent behaviour of the children.

We are seeking to appoint a Principal who is an inspirational, ambitious and a resilient person to help to build on our strengths to ensure continued success. Our Academy is currently rated Outstanding

Our Academy is a place where we aim to establish high aspirations, excellence, enjoyment, where everyone feels valued and is supported to achieve the best they can in mind, body and spirit. Our ideal candidate will currently be a Senior Leader, or serving Head who is keen to join an excellent team and school community. We are looking to appoint a person who will have already played a central role in overall school improvement and has a proven track record at a senior level in a primary school, has knowledge and experience of working with EYFS, KS1, KS2 and is an outstanding classroom practitioner.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer a warm family and nurturing environment, within which our amazing children feel confident to express their individuality and their talents. They know that their efforts and achievements will be appreciated and celebrated. Our excellent team is very supportive and hardworking and the talented Governors and Trustees know the school well and are fully supportive of work life balance. Our excellent facilities and grounds provide a positive and safe learning environment for our community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
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About Monks Coppenhall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
544 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01270 814040

At Monks Coppenhall Academy and Day Nursery, our educational vision is to be a place of excellence and enjoyment and have high aspirations for all our children.We want everyone to feel valued and achieve to the best of their potential. We have very high expectations of behaviour, where all learners are given equal opportunities and treated fairly. We aim for children to feel safe and secure; we place a particular emphasis on meeting the emotional needs of our children. We aim for children to leave our Academy confident, happy and well equipped for the next phase of their education. Our very skilled team know each child well and want the very best outcomes for them. We want children to enjoy learning and develop a love of learning. Children are at the heart of everything we do. The Children’s Council plays an active part in decision making within the Academy.

Arranging a visit to Monks Coppenhall Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email holloway@monkscoppenhall.cheshire.sch.uk.

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