Witham St. Hughs Academy
A L.E.A.D. Academy
Muntjac Way, Lincoln LN6 9WF
Tel: 01522 869590
Group size 3 NOR 375 (from September)
Salary L18 – L24
To start January 2020
Due to an internal promotion Witham St Hughs Academy is recruiting a Headteacher to join us from January 2020. Our academy sits in the heart of a community and strives to ensure that every child has access to a high quality curriculum which promotes ‘Life Long Learning.’
We equally have very strong relationships with parents and carers, who play an active role in the academy’s vision and values.
Situated at the centre of an expanding community it is currently an ‘Outstanding’ academy as judged by Ofsted in December 2012. With well below average numbers of pupils identified within the nationally recognised distinct pupil groups, the outcomes our children make are above the national average. The unique circumstances of an expanding community, provides an exciting opportunity to lead the academy through the next phase of development. Increasing to 375 pupils from September 2019, the academy is then highly likely to become 3FE from September 2020 with building work being carried out to accommodate the growth.
This opportunity would suit a forward-thinking and vigorous Headteacher who has a successful track record in school leadership. Leading a dynamic and capable staff team alongside inquisitive, articulate and well behaved pupils is an exciting opportunity for developing innovative practise and approaches.
As part of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust the academy 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 Headteachers partner and communicate well with each other, providing a strong network of likeminded leaders to work with.
The successful candidate will lead the strategic development of the academy and will be an outstanding role model for all.
The successful candidate will:
We are searching for an individual who:
Witham St Hughs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please visit the school website to view our safeguarding policy.
Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Debi Markham, Academy Business Manager, on 01522 869590 or Debi.Markham@withamsthughs.org
Please note the school will re-open from Wednesday 4th September though Debi may be contactable to arrange a visit prior to this to date.
Closing date: Monday 16th September at 9am
Assessment centre and interviews: First stage interviews will be held at Witham St Hughs on Thursday 19th September and second stage at The Ropewalk on Monday 23rd September.
For the Candidate Information Pack please click here.
To apply please click here to complete an online application. As per the application pack please include a covering letter.
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