Executive Headteacher - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-1-L
  • Posted:10/02/2021
  • Pay:£63,356 - £84,364
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:28/02/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:10th & 11th March 2021

Advert

We are recruiting for an inspirational Executive Headteacher who will be Executive Headteacher of two of our schools located in Strood. You will be Headteacher at Gordon Children’s Academy and oversee a Head of School at All Faiths Children’s Academy.

Our new Executive Headteacher will be able to continue our schools impressive journey of school improvement with the support of the Director of Education for our Strood hub Jody Murphy. You will oversee a dedicated workforce of teachers and support staff at various stages of their career and support their CPD to help them develop and grow as part of our Trust.

For further information on the role and to hear from our Director of Education please view our online microsite -  https://www.tsatrust.org.uk/about/introducing-the-executive-headteacher-position/ 

The Role

What you will need to succeed:

  • A strong track record  of transformational leadership OR leading significant school improvement
  • Understand how to create a culture of aspiration and a supportive learning environment for students that allows them to achieve their academic potential
  • Hold   high expectations for academic achievement by all students regardless of their prior attainment and socio – economic backgrounds
  • Be a champion/ passionate and visible advocate for TSAT within the wider community
  • Have high levels of emotional intelligence
  • Have highly developed people skills and previous experience in leading teams effectively
  • Have excellent public speaking skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Fully acquainted with the demands and requirements of the KS1 and KS2 curriculum
  • Ability to manage school staff and help with the CPD to develop staff at all levels 
  • Qualified Teacher Status and degree qualification

 What you will get in return

  • The opportunity to lead schools during an exciting team for our Strood Hub, with the building of a new school ‘The Maritime Academy’ commencing shortly.
  • To work within a supportive family of schools across the Trust and at a local Hub level
  • Strong links with the local community 
  • With an outstanding Leadership and Management team within the trust, we are focused on providing our staff with bespoke CPD
  • Vast support network including the CEO, Executive Team and Directors of Education
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas.

 Next Steps

We strongly encourage any applicants who may be interested in working at our school to contact Kerry Masters you can contact Kerry  via email k.masters@tsatrust.org.uk   or call 03333 602 110 to arrange a informal conversation with the Director of Education for our Strood Hub - Jody Murphy.



For more information and an application pack please visit our microsite.

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances. Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to: Think about their Thinking, Be their Best self, Shape their Success, In this way we transform life chances

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