Filton Hill Primary
Full Time, Permanent
Leadership Scale: L15 £59,581 to L24 £74,295 per annum
Filton Hill Primary School is looking for an inspirational and dedicated Headteacher, who has an
excellent track record of rapid school improvement. You will have strong pedagogical practice, will be
committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve and will be an experienced leader able to drive the school
forward into its next phase of development.
We are seeking an aspirational Headteacher capable of delivering educational excellence. The
successful individual will lead by example, with a focus on supporting and developing the team on a
trajectory of continuous improvement.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to build on the successes the school has already
achieved, to raise standards and to work with the wider Olympus Academy Trust to embed teaching
and learning practices that shape the future for the school and the children. The ideal candidate will
have demonstrable experience and the ambition to raise the profile of our school successfully, show
that they are able to maintain good relationships throughout the school community and participate fully
in the life of the school.
Our school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in July 2019 and, due to the significant progress made between
the 2013 and 2019 inspections, a section 5 (two days) inspection has been recommended within two
years and an outcome of ‘Outstanding’ is anticipated. The successful candidate will be a true champion
of best practice and inclusion, striving for the very best educational provision and will be supported by
a strong, committed Leadership Team, the Trust’s Central Team and The School Improvement
Detailed applications are warmly invited from interested parties who truly understand and are excited
by the school’s current position and context and see the opportunity it offers the right candidate. To this
end, application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter that addresses the following key
The role of Headteacher within a Multi-Academy Trust and the opportunities or challenges you
envisage this presenting
How to ensure the anticipated ‘outstanding’ judgement is reached and what role would you expect
the Trust to play in supporting you?
Visits to the school and/or a Zoom call with the Trust’s executive leadership for prospective candidates
are both recommended and warmly welcomed. If you have not been considering a move, why not
come and visit us and find out about this great opportunity? To make arrangements for a visit please
contact Matt Wall, Head of HR.
Closing date: Friday 12th March 2021 at midday
Date of Interviews: 19th and 22
nd March 2021
The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and
applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including
checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service.
We apply our Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out
shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership.
Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make
reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We
welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion,
age, gender, or disability. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.
The Olympus Academy Trust 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.