Assistant Head of School for Edna G. Olds Academy - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Assistant Head of School

Closing date: 15/10/2013
Salary: £ L4 - L7

Job description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Edna G Olds Academy.  The Headteacher and Governing Body are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Assistant Head of School who has the ability, and drive, to share the management and development of our school, to ensure its continued success. 

Edna G Olds is a member of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust which is made up of a dynamic group of schools, whose vision is to provide the highest quality education through outstanding leadership.  The Trust’s emphasis on collaboration along with high quality coaching and training ensures that we continuously strive to promote outstanding practice in all our schools. 

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who:

  • is able to lead in partnership with the Headteacher and Deputy Head of School;
  • is an exemplary and outstanding classroom practitioner; a lead learner for others:
  • has the ability to work as part of a forward looking strategic leadership team;
  • will work in partnership with the mathematics co-ordinator to oversee the curriculum development work in mathematics;
  • is secure in their knowledge and experience of whole school assessment; data analysis and rigorous school self-review;
  • is an inspirational teacher with proven experience of accelerating pupil progress and raising attainment.
  • is an outstanding team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • has the ability to work with inner city children with a variety of needs.

 In return the successful candidate will:

  • be part of a dynamic and forward thinking team of professionals
  • have access to the L.E.A.D. multi academy trust’s high quality leadership programmes;
  • work in an academy with high aspirations for all its pupils and staff;
  • work with a supportive and progressive governing body.
  • have a superb opportunity to develop and grow professionally and to impact on children’s learning.

 We highly recommend visits to our school.  To arrange an appointment, to have an informal discussion or to request an electronic recruitment pack please contact the Headteacher, Melany Pemberton via email – or telephone 0115 9156813.  Edna G Olds Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; enhanced CRB checks and all references will therefore be scrutinised.


Closing date for applications: midday on 15th October, 2013.

Lessons observations and interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th October.

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