2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L6 - L12 (£47,735 - £55,338)

Job summary

The Priory Learning Trust (TPLT) is looking to recruit a Vice Principal to join our leadership team at Castle Batch Primary School Academy (CBPSA). We need an exceptional primary leader with the ability, passion and enthusiasm to develop, promote and support the vision and direction of the school enabling it to build success through high quality education for all. As part of our desire to grow leaders we are looking for a Vice-Principal who is aspiring to be a Principal in the next few years.

As the Vice Principal you will be an ambassador for CBPSA and the Trust and continue to enhance outcomes for all children through a passion for quality curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. You will work closely as part of a great community of learners to provide for the spiritual, moral, cultural, social and emotional needs of all.

To be considered for this role you should have:

• A deep commitment to the education, safeguarding and well-being of children and young people;
• Extensive experience working across the primary age range;
• Exceptional knowledge of primary education and how children learn;
• Passion for quality curriculum design leading to positive outcomes for all children;
• Proven ability to lead effectively ensuring that everyone is encouraged to excel;
• Excellent communication skills.

In return we can offer you:

• Delightful staff, Governors, children and families who work together to succeed;
• Beautiful environments where high quality learning flourishes;
• Exciting opportunities as part of a Multi- Academy Trust where staff really are cherished.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to work within our growing Trust and provide excellent leadership within this great school in the next part of their exciting journey. For further information, please see our school website https://www.castlebatch.n-somerset.sch.uk and our Trust website https://theplt.org.uk

For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit to look around the school please contact the school office on 01934 514552 and ask to speak with Sally Taylor, Principal.

About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds. At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools. We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background. TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Neville Coles
CEO

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance

Please see the following links to our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and Recruitment and Selection policy.

Applying for the job

Applications should be submitted with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) addressed to Sally Taylor, Principal, outlining your expertise and suitability for this role. Once completed, application forms and covering letters should be submitted through our Careers Hub.

Closing date: Monday 31st January

Interview dates: Week beginning 7th February

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email
HR@theplt.org.uk
Contact phone number
01934 514552

About Castle Batch Primary School Academy

Castle Batch Primary School Academy (CBPSA) is a two-form entry primary school which also includes a Speech and Language Resource Base and is hoping to have an on-site Nursery by September 2022. The school is caring, inclusive and values the contributions and achievements of all members of the community.

Arranging a visit to Castle Batch Primary School Academy

For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit to look around the school please contact the school office on 01934 514552 and ask to speak with Sally Taylor, Principal.

School location

Rawlins Avenue, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 7FN

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