IKB Head of School

IKB Academy
Keynsham, Bristol
Contract Type
Full Time
L16 - 22 £64,220-£74,281 (FTE) actual salary
Start Date
1st September 2023
21st April 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1317932

Required for September 2023, an exceptional and inspiring leader to take on a unique role of leading IKB Academy.  IKB Academy is a successful 14-19 STEM studio school (NOR 185) that shares a large site in Keynsham with Wellsway School, a 11-18 mixed comprehensive (NOR 1266).


This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding school leader with a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) to further their strategic leadership experience by taking IKB to the next level.


The successful candidate and will draw on existing strengths and have a proven track record, one that demonstrates significant school improvement over time in outcomes and performance. They will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to the IKB uniqueness agenda.


In addition, the post holder will have the opportunity to work closely with Wellsway School and be a key member of the campus senior leadership team. The Head of School will have significant whole school leadership opportunities across both schools; supporting colleagues and encouraging innovation will also be an important element of the role. Experience in successfully working with parents/carers and the wider community would also be welcome.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.

Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 24th April 2023.


Safeguarding Statement:

Ikb Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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