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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

up to £126,945 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Your new role:For a full list of roles and responsibilities please view the attached JD

  • Line management of our Devon Headteachers and Principals, this includes primary and secondary schools
  • To lead on exciting Trust initiatives and projects, as agreed with the CEO
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive team to ensure the Trust ethos, of ‘Transforming Life Chances’ is embedded into the fabric of our schools
  • Plan and deliver strategic change, utilising a full range of tools and support to engage our senior leaders
  • Work closely with ourHead of Business and Operations to maintain oversight of the financial performance of our Devon schools
  • Lead strategic workforce planning to support a proactive staffing strategy for your schools
  • Ensure governance arrangements are effective as well as ensuring risk management is embedded at all levels

What the school offers its staff

What you will get in return:

  • Opportunity to join a growing hub of schools to shape education in the South-West
  • The opportunity to lead our Devon schools with a fantastic staff team
  • Attractive relocation package available
  • A supportive family of schools across the Trust and at a local Hub level
  • Strong links with the local community and other local schools
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support/advice on a wide array of areas
  • Premium discounts for on-site gyms and sports pitches

Further details about the role

We are seeking a talented and experienced Regional Director of Education to join our Trust executive leadership team.As the Regional Director of Education, you will oversee and guide the educational vision of our schools in ourDevon hub.You will also have a deep understanding of the latest educational trends, best practices, and will be able to translate that knowledge into actionable plans that support our students' academic and personal growth.Providing high level strategic leadership and management, you will ensure your Schools provide high-quality education for all pupils through effective and efficient use of resources and people.The successful applicant must have minimum 10 years of experience in education, with experience in a senior leadership role. In addition, you will have experience in designing and implementing innovative educational strategies.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Essex, Hampshire and the South West.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances. Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

o Think about their Thinking
o Be their Best self
o Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1152 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1091 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.arnold@tsatrust.org.uk.

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