All Saints Church of England Primary School, Wigston and the Vines Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher from August 2019 for this warm, friendly and inclusive school.
We would like to hear from you if you feel you can strengthen our improving academic standards, be a champion for the disadvantaged in our community and make this school a ‘school choice’, whilst retaining the distinctive Christian identity of our school.
We are looking for someone who has:
- The drive, vision and ambition to achieve excellence for all our pupils;
- An excellent understanding of teaching and learning;
- Proven leadership qualities and the ability to challenge, inspire and motivate colleagues;
- A proven record as an imaginative, innovative, resourceful and decisive leader;
- An understanding of the current educational climate;
- A desire to work within the Multi Academy Trust structure;
- A strong Christian ethos.
We strongly encourage prospective candidates to visit our school to experience our warm and friendly school community first-hand. Please contact the school office, to make an appointment - telephone O116 288 0013.
Please take time to view the accompanying documents. Applications should be made using the attached pro forma and accompanied by a letter of no more than two sides of A4, stating your vision and strategy.
Closing date: Friday 25th February (noon).
Interviews: 11th and 12th February (candidates may be further shortlisted at the end of the first day and may be asked to attend on a second day).
All Saints Church of England Primary School and the Vines Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Services) check will be required for the successful candidate. We are an equal opportunities employer.
This job description sets out the duties and responsibilities of the post at the time when it was drawn up. Such duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.
Leicestershire County Council is seeking to promote the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to accommodate a suitable disabled candidate.