Headteacher, Northamptonshire

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Welton Church of England AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 01/01/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £50k
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The David Ross Education Trust is looking for a dynamic and inspirational Head Teacher at Welton C.E. Academy in Daventry www.weltonacademy.co.uk Rated by Ofsted as outstanding at our last inspection, there are 140 children and their teachers waiting for you to inspire them and to maintain outstanding at the next inspection. If you are dynamic, inspirational, ambitious for your next move and want to make a difference to the lives of young people then we want to hear from you. 

Salary & Benefits 

  • Salary circa £50k
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Health Care
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Eye care
  • Other benefits

About the Academy 

Welton C.E. Academy is a thriving and popular Church Primary School in a small village just outside Daventry, Northamptonshire. Being part of the David Ross Education Trust gives the school access to a support network and children benefit from a multitude of enrichment opportunities. The academy also has close links with St. Martin’s Church, Welton. The academy was graded as outstanding in both the last Ofsted and SIAMs inspections, but governors are realistic and understand that the goalposts have changed over the last few years. Staff also understand that there is work to do to maintain that standard again. 

About You 

  • An inspirational leader with a genuine rapport with children;
  • An excellent primary practitioner who is able to model teaching across all five classes in the school;
  • A commitment to maintaining outstanding;
  • A successful senior leader with good interpersonal skills;
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents, governors, the church and the local community to develop the distinctiveness of this church school;

Welton C.E. Academy is part of the David Ross Education Trust, visit www.dret.co.uk to find out more. Within the network, we now have 33 academies, incorporating primary and secondary schools as well as a grammar and special school. We have over 2,000 staff committed to delivering educational excellence to our 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. We are setting high standards to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips and visits throughout the year.We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.Academies have their unique place in local communities; we share common goals, aspirations and values that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We have regional hubs and share skills, knowledge and experience across our academies allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to enhance high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

We can offer 

  • Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children;
  • Committed staff who will respond to strong and sensitive leadership;
  • Supportive governors who want to work in partnership with the Head and staff;
  • A Christian ethos, supported by close links with the local Church;
  • The support of a network of colleagues across the Trust.

Apply now    

To apply, please send your CV to accompany our online application form.The closing date for applications is 15th September 2017 with interviews being held week commencing on 21st and 22nd September. DRET is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. 

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More about Welton Church of England Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Well Lane, Welton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 2JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 703177