Head of School

Job Title:               Head of School
Place of Work:      Mendlesham
Salary:                   L2-L6      £43,251 – £47,735
FTE:                       Full time
Job type:               Permanent
Start Date:            September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious leader to join our forward thinking school and support us on our journey to outstanding.  As an exceptional classroom practitioner, you will have significant experience of teaching across the age and ability range and proven success at upper Key Stage 2 will be an advantage.  This role enables the successful candidate to develop their classroom practice further with a 60% teaching commitment, as well as providing the opportunity to gain experience and have a significant impact on leading school improvement within the structure of a multi-academy trust.

We can offer:

  • an inclusive, community school;
  • a strong focus on CPD and collaboration across our Trust
  • an experienced and dedicated staff team with high expectations who are committed to ensuring every child achieves their full potential and beyond
  • an engaged and committed local advisory board
  • a supportive wider community including parents and PTA
  • a happy purposeful working environment
  • guidance and support from an Executive Headteacher within a supportive Trust

You will:

  • be an inspiring and supportive leader with the ability to encourage and develop others
  • have a strong knowledge of the primary curriculum and OFSTED framework
  • have a track record of outstanding teaching
  • have high expectations of yourself and others
  • have an understanding of working within mixed age classes
  • be able to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, parents, pupils and the Trust
  • have a strong moral purpose to promote equality, opportunity and excellence for all children

Head of School Mendlesham Job Description

For an informal conversation with the Executive Headteacher, please contact to the school on 01449 766224

Application and contact details:
Full details of the post and an application pack are available to the right in “related information” and potential applicants are welcome to telephone or visit the school.

Deadline for Applications:                noon on 13 May 2021
Shortlisting:                                       14 May 2021
Interviews:                                          w/c 17 May 2021

Contact Details:
Mendlesham Primary School, Old station Road, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, IP14 5RT
Tel: 01449 766224
Email: admin@mendleshamschool.org.uk

 John Milton Academy Trust:  www.johnmiltonacademytrust.co.uk
John Milton Academy Trust safeguards and promotes the welfare of students and requires all staff and visitors to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.