Head of Primary Academy, Tidworth

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Wellington Primary AcademyTidworth

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Start date: Required for January 2019 (Earlier start considered)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale Up to L16
Contract term: Permanent

An outstanding leader is required with the vision and energy to create a world-class learning environment at Wellington Primary Academy in Tidworth, Wiltshire. The academy opened on a brand new purpose-built site in September 2014 and has grown rapidly with additional classes in each year group each academic year, with the final number of pupils being 420 (when fully open). We expect Wellington Primary Academy to become a beacon of excellence and optimism for the Tidworth community and significant progress has been made to this end already. Wellington Primary Academy is part of Wellington College Academy Trust and more than half of the current pupils are from military families.

At Wellington primary academy, we aim to raise aspiration by giving our pupils, in collaboration with The Wellington Academy, a true all through 4 – 19 educational experience. We want our young people to be ready for the next stage in their educational journey and our strong pedagogical and pastoral links with the Wellington Academy make this mission very attainable.

Our curriculum promotes a love for learning which has its foundation in literacy and cross curricula links. Our golden eagle programme and broad and balanced curriculum also ensure that our young people are well rounded.

We value bravery, positivity, respect, kindness and honesty. We believe that if our learners are enthusiastic, resilient, team players, thinkers and aspirational that these approaches to learning and school, will guarantee their success both academically and personally.

For this unique and exciting opportunity, we are seeking a dynamic individual with a strong track record of successful leadership in primary schools. Our Head of primary academy will set high expectations at every level, build productive relationships and strive relentlessly to ensure all children are equipped to be successful lifelong learners. 

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 4th June 2018. 

Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.

Please visit our websites for further details of the role and/or for an application form: www.wellingtonprimary.org.uk and www.thewellingtonacademy.org.uk For enquiries or to arrange a visit please email the HR Department: hr@thewellingtonacademy.org.uk or phone: 01264 405060

All applicants must apply using the Wellington Academy’s application form.

Wellington College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Oatway Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9 7FP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264 310780

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