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Head Teacher - Full-time

Cage Green Primary School and Phoenix Centre , Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2114-96L
  • Posted:16/09/2019
  • Pay:Leadership £57,934 - £63,806
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/10/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:14th October 2019


Cage Green is a two form entry school and is the 6th primary school to join the Connect Schools Academy Trust. We have a diverse intake of children who love learning.  We are looking for a new school leader who will nurture the children’s love of learning, independence, initiative and understanding of others. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Headteacher who will take overall responsibility for the leadership, care, education and success of Cage Green Primary School. 

The main priorities are to: 

  • Provide strategic vision and leadership and to continue to build on the successes of Cage Green
  • Ensure all children achieve their full potential in a happy and inclusive environment
  • Inspire excitement and respect from all members of the school community
  • Protect and safeguard all children and to be responsible for the health and safety of everyone on the school premises;
  • Achieve good value for money maintain a healthy school budget 

You will be supported by a strong Senior Management Team that will work and develop with you, in partnership, to achieve your goals. 

To be able to effectively deliver on the priorities we are looking for an individual who is: 

  • a strategic thinker, with a proven ability to develop and implement your vision
  • dedicated to children achieving the very best outcomes in their learning
  • passionate about raising standards of teaching and learning with a proven track record of achievement
  • a coach and mentor to staff and can communicate effectively with key stakeholders (children, staff, parents and governors) 

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, please contact Mrs Wendy Giles, Executive Headteacher on 01732 354325 

Closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd October

Interviews to be held on Monday 14th October 

Applications should be marked Private and Confidential for the attention of Mrs Wendy Giles, Executive Head Teacher, Cage Green Primary School, Cage Green Road, Tonbridge TN10 4PT 

CV’s will not be accepted as form of application. 

If you have not had a letter inviting you to attend an interview 2 weeks after the closing date you should consider that your application has not been successful.  Feedback is only given to those who attend an interview. 

The Trust is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and voluntary helpers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service [DBS] under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 will be required for the successful applicant.

Information about the school

Cage Green is an inclusive school and we place great importance on the need to ensure that all our pupils are included equally in opportunities for learning.

The school’s ethos and the values we practice and promote aim to secure equal opportunities for all the pupils at Cage Green whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, attainment and background.

As a learning community all the staff work hard and are fully committed to securing the best provision for our pupils and the different groups that they may represent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01732 369468


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.