Employment type: Full-time 
Salary: £43,034 - £49,4937 per annum 
Close date: 6th January 2019 at midday
Date of Interviews: Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Position start date: May 2019

The Board of Directors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic leader with real drive who supports our culture of collaborative working. As Headteacher of Adisham Church of England Primary School, you will also be a member of the Trust’s Canterbury hub Senior Leadership Team, working alongside other headteachers and senior leaders to share best practice and develop strategies to bring about rapid improvements. This provides opportunities to enhance your own development as a leader, contribute on a wider scale and for further career progression within the Trust.

As a school with only four classes, this post includes a teaching commitment in KS2. The Trust has vast experience in developing and supporting Headteachers, with over 60% of our senior leaders being homegrown. Due to the specialist support provided by the Trust’s Central Team in areas of finance, HR, premises and marketing, the successful candidate will have the envious opportunity to fully utilise their experience and skills to focus on the development of teaching and learning and create an outstanding learning environment for all children.
The ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher with assistant or deputy head experience, who is looking to progress into the next stage of their career.

For an informal discussion about this role and to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Simon O’Keefe, CEO of The Stour Academy Trust, on 01227 931560. Alternatively, you can email

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.

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