Vacancy - Head Teacher
The Milford Academy
Required for September 2020
Salary Range: L18 – L24A, £62,426 - £71,590 (salary range flexibility available for an exceptional candidate)
Our current Head Teacher is retiring at the end of the Summer Term, after 15 years of successful leadership of our Academy. We are seeking to appoint a new Head Teacher to lead the next exciting phase of the development of excellence in The Milford Academy and our Milford Community. Milford is a stand-alone academy comprising 420 primary places and a 60-place Nursery, We are a founding member of the Nottingham Schools Trust, an alliance of Nottingham schools focused on improving education and life outcomes for the City’s children.
Milford’s Staff and Governors are committed to building on our Ofsted judgement of Good in all areas and we are utterly focused on ensuring that all our children reach their potential. Our children continue to make good progress in their learning but we know we can still improve. Our ethos is underpinned by our shared Milford Values of Motivated, Independent, Learning, Forward thinking, Outstanding, Respect and Determination. Our new Head Teacher will lead a school where the staff and children and Governors work hard together to achieve while treating everyone with respect and tolerance.
The Governors are looking for a new Head Teacher who is an Outstanding Leader with a proven track record of successfully providing education for the whole child and who is enthusiastic in their determination to drive the Academy forward. We are looking for creativity and enthusiasm in their strategic and operational approach to the leadership of the Academy, with a clear focus on continuous improvement, and a determination to further enhance our ethos, vision and values.
Our new Head will be skilled in further developing and maintaining strong staff and leadership teams committed to the pursuit of excellence of all our children and their community; the capacity to foster effective relationships with all our stakeholders is essential.
If you are interested in this exciting role you are welcome to visit our school and meet our brilliant children and staff. Please contact Rachel Flynn, School Business Manager for an appointment on O115 9152951.
Visits to school are welcome on the following dates:-
- Wednesday 18th March @ 2.00pm
- Thursday 19th March @ 9.30am
- Friday 20th March @ 9.30am
- Monday 30th March @ 2.00pm
- Wednesday 1st April @ 9.30am
- Thursday 2nd April @ 9.30am
If these dates are not suitable, please contact Rachel Flynn to arrange a mutually convenient time including the Easter Holidays if required.
Completed application forms and personal statements should either be sent via Eteach Submission or email your application directly to the school (email address can be found in 'Apply Now' section, highlighting in the subject matter – “Head Teacher Application”
Closing Date: Monday 20th April 2020 at 12 noon
Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Interview Dates: Tuesday 28th April 2020 and Wednesday 29th April 2020
The Milford 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.