Headteacher - The Glapton Academy

Closing date: 10/07/2018
Salary: £ 57,077 to 69,330 (L16 to L24, with consideration to offer up to L33 for exceptional candidates)

Job description:

Location: The Glapton Academy, Glapton Lane, Clifton, Nottingham.

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018

Interview Dates: Tuesday 17 July / Wednesday 18 July 2018


The Glapton Academy is recruiting a Headteacher to join us from January 2019. Our school sits in the heart of a community that is passionate about the children who come and learn here. We have very strong relationships with parents and carers, who play an active role in the school’s vision and values. 

Our school is a ‘Good’ school as judged by Ofsted in September 2016, with 300 children who benefit from a well-developed and embedded curriculum. The outcomes our children make are in line with national average, and with the dedication of our hardworking team we envisage these only improving under the direction of a new Headteacher. 

This opportunity provides a strong foundation for a current or aspiring Headteacher to build upon. It will offer the successful applicant opportunities to shape a growing school, which is in the process of expanding its provision to a two-form entry school over the coming academic years. All areas of the school perform well, with a team of professionals that are well established providing consistently good quality of teaching and learning. 

As part of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust the school benefits from access to a wide range of training, development and professional services. The Headteacher can access support and guidance on all areas of teaching, learning and school operations, directly as and when required. We are proud to have developed a culture within our Trust in which Headteacher’ partner and communicate well with each, providing a strong network of likeminded leaders to work with. 

This role would suit a forward-thinking and dynamic school leader who has a successful track record in school leadership and is looking to develop their practice in a collaborative and supportive Trust. 

The successful candidate will lead the strategic development of the school and will be an outstanding role model for all.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • develop and apply their vision for The Glapton Academy;
  • lead by example and be a great teacher themselves;
  • determine, implement and monitor the quality of teaching and learning across the academy;
  • ensure the efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources;
  • lead, empower and drive staff to achieve success. 

In return, the successful candidate will:

  • be joining a strong and dynamic team of professionals;
  • work in a school with high aspirations for all of its pupils and staff;
  • be provided with excellent career opportunities;
  • have access to a range of professional services that will add value to their school;
  • receive a Teachers Pension and a highly competitive salary, negotiable according to experience and track record.

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact on children’s learning. 

Arrange a visit: 

Visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed.  To arrange a visit please contact Jan Connor, Director of Schools: jan.connor@leadacademytrust.co.uk 

Visits can be arranged on any of the dates and times below, however should these not be suitable for you, don’t hesitate to contact Jan with the aim of finding of mutually convenient date. 

Available dates to visit:

  • Week commencing 2 July 2018 - AM or PM
    • Wednesday 11 July - Friday 13 July 2018 - AM or PM

How to apply: 

Please send a completed application form and covering letter, with a supporting CV if available, to: Cathy Troup, Trust HR Officer: cathy.troup@leadacademytrust.co.uk

Please click on the link below:

Application pack 

Closing Date: Tuesday 10 July 2018 at 12 noon 

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt therefore shortlisted candidates may be contacted in advance of the closing date. 

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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