Head Of School, Shrewton

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Shrewton CofE Primary SchoolShrewton

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teaching Leadership Scale L7-L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are excited to offer the post of Head of School at Shrewton CE Primary School, working in dynamic partnership with dedicated experienced staff and other senior leaders across the Trust to take this school forward on the next challenging and exciting stages of its journey.

Applicants will have responsibility for the teaching standards and pupil outcomes in four classrooms, leading a team of teachers, a SENDco, support staff and currently 106 children. There will be a teaching commitment of around 40%, which itself presents an opportunity to set the high standards required for Shrewton’s continued journey of improvement. This is an ideal role for an outstanding practitioner with experience of senior leadership and further ambition for the future. They will be able to demonstrate the impact and effectiveness of their leadership role in their present setting.

This presents a wonderful opportunity to move to a Head of School position whilst benefiting from the support of experienced colleagues from the Trust. You will have a strong desire to lead, and a strong appreciation of the importance of accountability, enabling sustainable improvement. This will ensure the academy continues to be highly effective, innovative, creative and a distinctive Christian learning community.

Shrewton is a primary school (Years R to 6) and currently has 106 pupils. All DSAT schools benefit from central support in Finance, HR and school improvement provision. The newly appointed Head of School will be at the heart of Shrewton’s vision for a thriving and collaborative learning community, taking responsibility for the day-to-day running of the school and providing leadership across a number of strategic priorities, in partnership with the executive headteacher who will provide strategic oversight, support and development work for the Head of School and staff within the school.

Please see links to the school and DSAT websites www.shrewton.dsat.org.uk and www.dsat.org.uk. For further information and to arrange a visit, please contact the school office. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the DSAT office to book a call with Mark Lacey, Chief Executive. office@dsat.org.uk or 01722 746948

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More about Shrewton CofE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Tanners Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4JT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1980 620362