9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Highly competitive plus performance bonus and private health care

What skills and experience we're looking for

Horsmonden Primary Academy is looking to appoint a Vice Principal to join the current Senior Leadership Team, contributing their energy and vision to drive the school to achieve its full potential. Candidates should have experience as a senior leader, a history of being an outstanding class teacher and strong subject leader. The role will not be class based but will include cover for subject leaders, PPA and any staff absence that arises.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A highly effective teacher
  • A motivational and inspirational leader with high expectations of all staff
  • Confident, inspirational, able to communicate and deliver a clear vision for the school
  • Committed to developing our children to reach their full potential regardless of background or circumstance
  • Approachable and willing to work with staff across the Trust and Governors to implement strategies to move the school forward
  • Able to develop and establish excellent relationships with the community and other stakeholders

In return we can offer:

  • Excellent opportunities to develop your leadership skills within Horsmonden Primary Academy and Leigh Academies Trust
  • The opportunity to join an improving academy and make a difference to pupil progress and attainment with the support of a dedicated senior leadership team that is very supportive
  • Opportunities to work closely with other Primary Leaders within Leigh Academies Trust to share best practice

What the school offers its staff

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidate and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

On the basis that interested candidates may be keen to visit the academy before making a formal application, visits will be offered and hosted by Hayley Sharp (Principal). Please ensure you offer a range of dates when you are available in your initial email to ensure we can coordinate a visit that works for both you and the academy.

Candidates wishing to have an initial conversation with the Principal about this role can also arrange for a telephone call. Those wishing to do so should contact Lucy Janes orLaura Collins (Office Administrators) in the academy office onoffice@horsmondenprimaryacademy.org.uk.

Closing date:Monday 29th April 2024

Shortlisting date:Tuesday 30thApril 2024

Interview date:Thursday 9th May 2024

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Amy Wenban(Recruitment Advisor) onamy.wenban@latrust.org.uk.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

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

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About Horsmonden Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
180 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to Horsmonden Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

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