Head Teacher Vacancy

Our school is looking for a dynamic and inspiring Head Teacher to build upon our successes and achievements

Are you the one to take our children and school forward?

Kilsby C of E Primary School is a 97 Pupil Primary school in a beautiful village on the Northamptonshire and Warwickshire border. Part of Innovate Multi Academy Trust, a small and big hearted family of schools with the children and staff at the centre of everything we do. We value high standards (we were in the top 3% for KS2 Progress in 2018) but also value developing the whole child through Art, Drama, Sport, Music and extra-curricular activities.

• Our children are looking for a Headteacher who will help them foster a love of learning and help prepare them for future education and life. • Our teachers are seeking to expand on a positive working environment, where staff are valued as individuals and high expectations are encouraged for teaching. • Our parents want a continued partnership, to feel valued and have a share in the responsibility for their children’s learning and development. • Our CEO, directors and governors offer support and challenge, to obtain the best for the school and the children in their search for an outstanding all round education. We can offer:• A caring, welcoming school with friendly children who love learning in a safe and happy environment.• High expectations of ourselves and the children in relation to behaviour, academic and creative progress.• A school valued and supported by parents and the community.• A nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge.• An opportunity to work collaboratively with other Head teachers in our small, ambitious and innovative multi academy trust.• A Professional Development Package including Mentoring negotiable with the Governors and Directors including access to National Professional Qualifications. The successful candidate will:• Continue to develop a school culture that is aspirational and organised so that teachers can teach and pupils can learn - demonstrating the highest expectations.• Be creative and innovative with the ability to inspire both pupils and staff to achieve and reach their potential.• Show and understanding and awareness of our distinct Christian ethos and an ability to develop this in all areas of school life. • Display a proactive approach to school development• Demonstrate proven leadership and management skills to lead on school improvement across the local group of Trust schools.• Communicate regularly with pupils, parents, staff, governors and the Trust about the school’s ongoing plans. We are looking for someone who:• Has experience of leadership and management at a senior level, a recent Headteacher or senior leader within Key Stage 1 and 2 environments.• Will continue to drive improvement and maintain standards.• Is forward thinking with high expectations of pupils and staff.• Is an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills• Will actively seek to build good relationships with staff, parents, the schools within our multi academy trust, governors and the local community, as well as pupils.• Will promote inclusion and diversity at all levels.• Will lead by example in promoting pupil welfare and emotional wellbeing.• Will be fully committed to supporting and developing the Christian ethos of the school.• Will be prepared to undertake teaching within school (approximately 0.2fte). Visits to the school:You will be very warmly welcomed to visit us before submitting an application, please do come along to find out more about us and see our school in action. Visit slots are available on Thursday 28 February and Tuesday 5 March. Please contact our Business Manager, Dawn Lee on 01788 822711 Applications and deadline dates:Applications should be made on the Teaching Staff Application Form and submitted to Application information is available to download on WMJobs, TeachNorthamptonshire and our school website The closing date for applications is Friday 22 March 2019 by 5pmSifting will take place on Monday 25 March 2019 at 4pm Interviews will be held on Friday 29 March 2019

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