Salary Grade: Leadership 27 - 33
Salary Band: £77,818 - £90,145 per annum
Location: Devizes School
Contract Type: All Year Round
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Interview Date: W/C April 20th*
Start: September 2020
Note: Due to the time of year, applicants shortlisted as they apply will be interviewed. We may therefore close the vacancy earlier than the noted closure date
About the Opportunity
The school currently has 1074 students on roll and sits right in the heart of the local community. As the new Principal you will be expected to enhance the school as well as continue the strong journey of improvement.
We are looking to appoint a Principal to inspire and motivate staff and students, and who demonstrates exemplary skills when engaging with a wide range of stakeholders within the school and beyond. The successful candidate will provide bold and dynamic leadership to ensure that every student achieves at their highest level and has a love of learning. We would also like the successful candidate to make a contribution to our Federation’s wider networks.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of school improvement.
Informal visits to the school are welcome: please get in touch with us to arrange a visit to the school. Please contact 01380-724886 to arrange a visit.
We would also welcome you contacting the Regional Director, Simon Cowley to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
We would be delighted to hear from you
Who are The White Horse Federation?
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
- Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Devizes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Criminal Records Bureau check before appointment is confirmed.