Headteacher, Cheshire East

Closing date:

Willaston Primary SchoolCheshire East

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary range: L11 – 15 £50474 - £55598 (starting point to be agreed on appointment)
Contract term: Permanent

NOR: 207

‘Working together – learning forever’

Willaston Primary Academy is located in the growing village of Willaston, a short journey away from the quaint market town of Nantwich, Cheshire. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and motivated leader to embed our ethos and vision, working with our dedicated team of staff and wonderful children to continue to improve the school.

Rated ‘Good’ in April 2018, we are a friendly and high achieving school. We believe in the promotion of lifelong learning, encouraging our children to become independent, curious and motivated learners. Our new Headteacher will be reflective and able to instigate change, as we continually strive to drive the best outcomes for the children in our community.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking professional, who is able to lead by example and inspire staff to take control of their own professional development and practice. The children at Willaston Primary Academy are eager to learn, and the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development of new initiatives and strategies to support this ambition.

The key priorities at Willaston Primary Academy are:

  • To secure strategic leadership that promotes an outstanding culture
  • To use the school budget to the best educational effect
  • To give all children the opportunity and belief to achieve their full potential
  • To protect and safeguard the members of the school community

We would welcome applications from current senior school leaders who are able to demonstrate their record of success in driving school improvement, and their desire to continue to build on the successes of the school.

Our Governing Body is looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Is passionate about learning, and the potential of all children to succeed
  • Can evidence strategies for raising academic standards
  • Can inspire staff and children alike, to develop a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Can demonstrate excellent management, organisation and communication skills
  • Thinks strategically to create a vision which will continue to improve our school

In return we offer the opportunity for development and challenge in an inclusive and supportive environment alongside motivated pupils, a skilled, hardworking and dedicated staff and a committed Governing Body.

Visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit, please contact Olivia Armitage, Office Manager on 01270 661528 or email admin@willastonacademy.co.uk .

Key Dates:

Tours of School: Thursday 7th June at 2pm, Tuesday 12th June at 9.30am

Closing Date: Monday 18th June 2018 at 12 noon

Shortlisting: Monday 2nd July 2018

Interview Days: Thursday 12th July and Thursday 19th July 2018

Application forms and Further Details are downloadable on the TES Jobs website or can be obtained from School Governance and Liaison, 1st Floor Delamere Street, c/o The Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, CW1 2BJ/ schoolgovernance@cheshireeast.gov.uk  / telephone 03001235036. All application forms should be returned to School Governance and Liaison by the closing date for applications.

N.B. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child and/or vulnerable adult’s protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Willaston Primary Academy
Derwent Close
Telephone: 01270 661528 or view at www.willastonprimaryacademy.co.uk
Acting Headteacher: Mr Aaron Perrin head@willastonacademy.co.uk

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More about Willaston Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Derwent Close, Willaston, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6QQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1270 661528