PRIMARY PRINCIPAL AT CASTLE BATCH PRIMARY SCHOOL ACADEMY
Hours: Full Time
Grade/Salary: Trust Leadership Grade L14 – L20
Contract Type: Permanent
We are looking to recruit a Principal to join our Academy Trust and lead Castle Batch Primary School Academy. We need an exceptional primary leader with the ability, passion and enthusiasm to develop, promote and support the vision and direction of the school enabling it to build success through high quality education for all. They will lead and manage the school on a day-to-day basis; alongside the leadership team and be the first point of contact for all stakeholders and external agencies.
Castle Batch is a two-form entry Primary School which also includes a Speech and Language Resource Base. The school is caring and inclusive and values the contributions and achievements of all members of the community. Castle Batch joined The Priory Learning Trust in April 2018.
The Principal will be an ambassador for Castle Batch and the Trust and continue to raise their profile in the wider locality, promoting our happy community where students come first and all staff are valued and cherished. They will work closely with families, with the community and with other agencies to provide for the spiritual, moral, cultural, social and emotional needs of all children. The post holder will report to the Central Team and Chair of Academy Council, supporting them to ensure that the organisation reflects and promotes the ethos and values set by the Board of Trustees and the Academy Council.
To be considered for this role you should have:
• A deep commitment to the education, safeguarding and well-being of children and young people;
• Education to degree level and QTS;
• Extensive experience working as a Headteacher or as part of a leadership team;
• Exceptional knowledge of primary education and how children learn;
• Experience of curriculum design leading to quality outcomes for all children;
• Proven ability to generate and deliver collective vision and shared purpose, including building teams, managing change and delivering results;
• Excellent communication skills.
This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to work within our growing Trust and lead this great school in the next part of their exciting journey.
For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit to look around the school please contact Lisa Dadds, Head of Primary Education. Details are in the Recruitment Pack.
Castle Batch Primary School 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.