Head of School, Bedford

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Grange AcademyBedford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L16 to L22 (£57,077 - £66,017)
Contract term: Permanent

Grange Academy is a special school for learners aged between 5 and 18 with a complex range of needs including moderate learning difficulties and autism. Grange was judged to be Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management in July 2017 by Ofsted. We are part of a local multi academy trust (MAT) of special schools called Bedford Inclusive Learning and Training Trust (BILTT). BILTT have submitted a bid to sponsor the new Special Free School in Bedfordshire.

Governors are looking to appoint a talented and inspirational Head of School who:

  • promotes the key values of integrity, partnership, community, knowledge and growth
  • has a passion for enabling outstanding teaching and learning, in an environment where diversity is valued and equality is key
  • has a proven track record of leading a dedicated team of professionals who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence
  • is committed to working in partnership with families; putting the child at the centre of what we do, ensuring the voice of the child and family inform our practice
  • has excellent relationship building and strategic leadership skills

This post is an exciting opportunity for a school leader wishing to achieve excellent impact on pupil outcomes, while refining their skills within a lively, creative and supportive partnership of schools.

Application packs for this post can be obtained from our website at www.grange.beds.sch.uk, by emailing grange@biltt.org, or calling the school on 01234 407100. Please phone or email Mrs Russell to arrange a visit.

Closing Date: 18th March 2018
Interview Date: 18th April 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding, the welfare of pupils and ensuring equality of opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers; irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, belief, sex or sexual orientation and expects staff to share that commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced DBS & health clearance.

Grange Academy
Halsey Road, Kempston, Beds.MK42 8AU



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Halsey Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8AU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 407100
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Grange Academy is a community special academy for pupils aged 5-18 with a wide range of ability levels and additional learning needs, including moderate learning difficulties and autism.