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Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust


Job ID. 753553
School Ref No. Eteach/
St Mary Redcliffe CE Academy are seeking a Principal for September 2017.
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  • Trust: Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust, Bristol
  • Start Date: 1 September 2017
  • Salary: £65,363 - £75,708 pro rata
  • Contract: Full Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 3 April 2017 @ 12PM
  • NQTs Considered: Yes

Are you looking for a Headship to stretch, challenge and inspire you, where you will feel supported and can flourish? If so, consider leading the team at St Mary Redcliffe CE Academy.

The Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust is delighted to announce that it is the new sponsor of St Mary Redcliffe CE Academy, which is opening in June 2017. St Mary Redcliffe CE Academy is an established two form entry primary school in the heart of the Redcliffe district of Central Bristol.

Following a recent Ofsted judgement, the journey out of Special Measures is underway, and the School has the potential to be outstanding under your leadership.

We seek a dynamic senior leader, who is passionate about ensuring that each pupil fulfils their unique potential, and has a commitment to the whole school community. You will work closely and collaboratively with the other DBAT Principals and the central team to build a centre of excellence. You will be absolutely vital in developing further the school ethos, excellent standards of teaching and learning, and a culture where everyone is highly valued and encouraged to achieve their potential.

You will have a clear educational vision that you can share with the Local Governing Board, staff, pupils and all our partners. You will be well supported in your own career and contribute to the future development of the Trust. You need to have proven leadership skills and be ready to lead a large and complex school. You will develop your leadership abilities further with the school and within the Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust, taking advantage of a professional development community that shares practice, commits to mutual support and provides enhanced career opportunities through partnerships with other DBAT schools in diverse urban and rural contexts.

In summary, we need you to be an energetic and enthusiastic leader who:
• promotes achieving outstanding outcomes and rapid progress through excellent standards of teaching and learning; and through a thorough knowledge of how children learn;
• demonstrates exceptional inter-personal skills;
• collaborates effectively with others;
• is highly organised, self-motivated and innovative;
• will understand and promote the Christian values and principles of the Academy (currently rated ‘Good’ by SIAMS)

We are excited to offer you:
• children who are enthusiastic about their learning, highly creative and diverse in background
• the opportunity to make this school the best it has ever been and highly sought after
• an enthusiastic staff team, focussed on building an outstanding learning community;
• a supportive and challenging Multi-Academy Trust that will value and develop you as part of our family of academies;
• a strong Christian ethos that is values led where all children and staff can flourish.

For an informal conversation about this role contact or on 0117 906 0100.

To arrange a visit to St Mary Redcliffe CoE Primary School, please contact the Chair of Governors by email on marking your email ‘Private and Confidential: For the Attention of Julia Chapman, Chair of Governors. Visits to the school have been organised on the following dates:
• Mon 20th March 2-3pm;
• Friday 24th March 9-10am.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The Diocese of Bristol and Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This post is eligible for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for which you be required to apply if successful.

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Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust
First Floor, Hillside House
1500 Parkway North
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