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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Full-Time or Part-Time will be considered. Part time Full-Time or Part-Time will be considered

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Salary Scale 9-13 £53,973 - £59,558

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:

• Have outstanding Maths subject knowledge and be able to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for communicating this to others.

• Have extensive experience of teaching and curriculum at secondary phase, with an in-depth knowledge and interest of the primary phase.

• Have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for improving outcomes in schools across all key stages. • Have experience and credibility in leading others, including coaching teachers to improve in Maths.

• Have outstanding communication skills, with the ability to leverage influence with all levels of the organisation and be able to work effectively with a team of subject leaders.

• Be excited to share knowledge and expertise across a wide range of schools and be able to travel to all the schools and academies within the Trust.

• The ability to combine rigour and high expectations with emotional intelligence and discretion.

• The ability to form and maintain appropriate and effective relationships and boundaries with young people, and staff of all levels across the Trust, including Headteachers and the School Improvement Team.

• Be committed to ensuring that all learners in our schools receive an excellent education in a safe and stimulating environment.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

• Professional induction, training and continued professional development opportunities.

• Extended Leadership opportunities and wider networking across the South West

• Staff benefits including reduced leisure centre membership and cycle to work scheme

• A staff assistance programme with specialist provider, Carefirst who provide a 24/7 free phone helpline, or face-to-face counselling for every employee in the Wessex family

Further details about the role

To apply for this position, please complete a teaching staff application form, (which is available on our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr Gavin Ball and Ms Sarah Hobbs. Your letter (no more than two pages) should detail your experience and impact to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be returned by post to the address below, or by email to HR@wessexlearningtrust.co.uk

The Wessex Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding young people and promoting the welfare of children, and all staff appointed will undergo online checks and be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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)
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.

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About Wessex Learning Trust

Multi-academy trust

The Wessex Learning Trust is a leading multi-academy trust in the South West of England, offering a world class, twenty-first century education for all young people aged between two and nine-teen.

We are passionate about providing the very best education for all the children in our care. Our ambition is that every student is helped to achieve their full potential so that they can make a positive contribution to our society and realise their lifetime ambitions.

Each individual Academy in the Wessex Learning Trust is encouraged to maintain its own distinctive ethos, be at the centre of their community and raise aspirations and achievement. This is achieved in two ways: firstly, through excellent teaching to inspire curiosity, unlock talents and realise potential; and secondly, by ensuring high quality care, guidance and support that ensures the personal development and welfare of each child.

By working together, we believe we can harness the talents of all our staff, share good practice between all our Academies and share resources that enable us to concentrate on delivering excellence in education.

Arranging a visit to Wessex Learning Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@wessexlearningtrust.co.uk.

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