Permanent Position Commencing September 2019
An exciting career opportunity has arisen within Tudhoe Learning Trust for an experienced Head Teacher looking to further develop their career and take on a new challenge. Stephenson Way Academy & Nursery School is the largest of the seven schools within the trust and is a friendly and welcoming school serving a diverse community.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and ambitious senior leader to join our team and drive our development plan. This role will suit a Head Teacher looking to widen their existing experience and expertise within a large primary school, with potential scope for further career development as our trust continues to grow.
The successful applicant will be able to:
· Demonstrate a successful tenure as Head Teacher of a Primary School for a minimum of three years.
· Provide strategic vision and leadership to grow a culture of excellence and continual improvement.
· Demonstrate clarity of thought and direction to drive school improvement.
· Be wholly committed to pupil and staff achievement with high expectation.
· Safeguard all pupils and ensure a safe working and learning environment.
· Manage school budgets effectively ensuring best value and outstanding service delivery.
· Maintain an inclusive working and learning environment for all.
· Live Trust values and promote our ethos.
For more information about the school please http://www.swcps.co.uk/. Visits to school are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the Trust at firstname.lastname@example.org. The successful applicant must be available to take up their new post at the beginning of the Autumn Term 2019.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 4thMarch 2019 and the selection process will consist of a structured panel interview, a management exercise and a presentation.
Working for Tudhoe Learning Trust
The Trust was formed in 2012 with just four academies welcoming three further schools in 2015. We are a growing primary only multi-academy Trust based within County Durham. Our academies each retain their own identity but share the Trusts collective aims and objectives. We are a diverse and inclusive organisation where differences are viewed as strengths. More information about our Trust and our academies can be found on our website www.tudhoelearningtrust.co.uk. We offer generous remuneration, access to Teachers Pension Scheme, Childcare Salary Sacrifice Voucher Scheme, opportunities to collaborate with colleagues within Trust schools and beyond and formal continuing professional development.
Tudhoe Learning Trust and SWANS are committed to providing opportunity for all and creating a balanced and diverse workforce that represents the community it serves. Applications from all communities are positively welcomed. Applicants who identify themselves as disabled will receive an interview provided they meet minimum criteria. This role is subject to The Childcare Act 2006 and The Childcare Regulations 2009 therefore any offer of employment will be subject to a Disqualification Declaration being made prior to taking up appointment. The Trust is committed to promoting the welfare of and safeguarding all children in its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references and you will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS.
For a confidential conversation regarding the role, school or Trust please contact our CEO Jim Smith, on 01388 811 765.