16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary: L18-L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

About us

Sunnyside Primary Academy is one of five GAT academies that serve Northampton. The academy is a warm and friendly school that delivers a rich and engaging curriculum to pupils from Reception to Year 6. Ofsted rated the academy as ‘Good’ in October 2018. We are proud of our pupils who are expected to work hard and give their best. In return, the staff team are committed to planning and teaching high quality lessons that are purposeful and build on pupils’ knowledge and skills, utilising the extensive grounds and wider environment.

The successful candidate will ensure the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum, blending academic achievement and progress with the life skills, independence and compassion that pupils need to thrive in the modern world. You will also work 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 raise the profile of the academy locally.

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 develop an aspirational 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?
  • Have strong organisational skills and is relentlessness in driving educational improvement and raised standards for all pupils?
  • Has significant experience of leading and developing others, in particular middle leaders;
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills?
  • Has previously led a team of people through change and improvement?
  • Has the skill and ability to work in partnership with parents and engage with the wider community in the life of the academy?

If this is you, then would very much look forward to receiving your application. We are hoping for a start date of September 2024.

Please contact Vicci Godbold, Education Director to organize a visit.E Mail:vicci.godbold@greenwoodacademies.org

What the school offers its staff

In Return:

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.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks. All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Sunnyside Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
364 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About us:

The Sunnyside Primary is located in the Kingsthorpe area of Northampton. All our staff aims to ensure that children grow into happy, confident individuals with a passion for learning and are dedicated to making every child feel valued, encouraging them to do their best. At the Sunnyside Primary Academy we want our children to be happy, confident individuals with a passion for learning. We believe every child should feel valued and encouraged to achieve their very best in all aspects of academy life.

You will deliver our broad curriculum, mixing academic achievement and progress with the life skills and compassion that pupils need to thrive in the modern world.

Visits are warmly welcomed, contact the academy office to discuss further.

In Return:

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.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

- Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
- Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
- Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
- A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence to apply for a role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Arranging a visit to Sunnyside Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@greenwoodacademies.org.

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