Employment type: Full-time
Salary: £89,900 to £104,109 per annum
Close date: 24th January 2019 at midday
Date of Interviews: 30th and 31st January 2019
Position start date: August 2019
Are you a confident and motivational leader, able to inspire, support and challenge colleagues and students?
Homewood is looking for a new leader – are you that person?
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join our innovative and vibrant learning community. Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is an inclusive wide-ability Academy working within Tenterden Schools Trust, a group of local schools committed to improving the provision and outcomes for our students from 0 to 19. Our vision is to provide a world class learning experience for our students, working as a team and learning in partnership with one another and the wider community.
Providing leadership in all aspects of our Academy, you will have a proven track record of leading, developing and motivating staff and have the determination, stamina and optimism to rise to the challenges of leadership in a large school. Furthermore, you will have an ethos and vision that supports our values and culture with a strong commitment to inclusion and high expectations for all learners. Committed to continuous improvement of teaching and learning, you will work with our Executive Team to design and implement the curriculum and the broader pupil experience to enable our students to achieve their very best.
We will look to you to encourage reflective practice and professional development to enable colleagues to flourish and will be ready to hold staff to account for performance and conduct with both rigour and concern. As such, you will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, be a role model in our wider community and lead by example - modelling best practice in relation to professional conduct and personal development.
This strategic post is part of the Tenterden Schools Trust Executive Team and the postholder will develop initiatives that have longevity, relevance and meaning throughout the wider Multi Academy Trust.
In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent. We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and there is an independent nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.
Detail your successes in your application and get us excited about what you could bring to Homewood.
More information about the school and this exciting job opportunity can be accessed on the following websites: www.homewood-school.co.uk; www.tenterden-schools-trust.com.
If you would like the visit the school prior to your application please contact Nicki Callingham, HR Manager, who will be pleased to arrange this for you.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.