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Head of School - Sedleys CE Primary School - Full-time

Aletheia Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F41-6-L
  • Posted:29/03/2023
  • Pay:L6 to L10 (fringe)
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:24/04/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:2nd & 3rd May 2023

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Head of School – Sedleys C of E Primary School  

About the Role 

As the new Head of School of Sedley’s C of E School, you will have the opportunity to take this valued community school on its next exciting chapter. 

We are looking for an outstanding senior leader who is ready for their next challenge. This role is suited to someone who is an innovative, responsible, and insightful professional, with the passion, drive, and enthusiasm to build on the many strengths of the school but with the confidence to drive change where it is needed. 

You will be values-driven, recognising that our moral purpose guides all that we do, and ensuring these values remain at the forefront of daily life. The culture that you create will drive the popularity of the school. You will work collaboratively with the Executive Head and Trust central team in all activities, bringing your knowledge, energy, and charisma to be a role model for the school and what it represents. 

The Head of School will be responsible for providing proactive leadership and management of Sedley’s in line with the vision of the Trust and will manage the day-to-day running of the school. This includes: 

  • Strategic leadership of the school and its staff to achieve extremely high standards of teaching and learning, behaviour, and attainment.
  • Leading and organising the school to meet its aims and targets in line with the 180 Day Plans.
  • Evaluating the school's performance and identifying priorities for continuous improvement and raising standards.
  • Further developing partnerships with a variety of stakeholders and taking advantage of opportunities when they present themselves to improve personal, social, and academic outcomes for all pupils. 

If you are excited by this role and believe you have the values, vision, and expertise to lead our school through on its next exciting chapter, then we would love to hear from you. 

Please download a vacancy pack below or at https://www.aletheiatrust.org.uk/join-aletheia-academies-trust/vacancies

Closing Date: Monday 24th April 2023

School Visit Date: w/c Monday 17th April 2023

Interview Date: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May 2023



Information about the trust

The Aletheia Academies Trust consists of eleven academies including ten Primary schools, one Nursery and one All-Through School. With expansion on the horizon and our community growing, our student population of 4,600 pupils is projected to increase to over 8,000 by 2031 based on current and known growth plans. We see the growth of Aletheia as an opportunity for schools, leaders, and governors to step forward as co-shapers of a school-led and self-improving system in our area.

Aletheia is committed to sustaining high-quality academies as well as supporting those in need of specific improvement. Our focus is to provide school improvement services that draw on the wealth of practice from across our Trust, broaden the expertise available to schools through flexible working arrangements and increase our capacity to respond quickly to the needs of individual schools. Pedagogical excellence is at the heart of all we do, with a sustained focus on collaborative and mastery learning.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR department
  • Address:AAT C/O Saint George's CE School,
    Meadow Road,
    DA11 7LS
  • Telephone: 01474 531480
  • Email: hr@aletheiatrust.org.uk



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.