Headteacher, Thurrock

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Olive AP Academy ThurrockThurrock

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Start date: Negotiable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £75,000 + relocation package
Contract term: Permanent

Do you believe that the most challenging, often most vulnerable, excluded students deserve an education that nurtures their talents and develops their skills to lead successful, productive lives?

Would you be relentless in ensuring that our students get the best learning opportunities and best teachers to support them to re-engage and grow in confidence?

Olive AP Academy – Thurrock was rated as “Good” in all areas by Ofsted at its latest inspection in December 2018. The trust is now looking to appoint a headteacher who will lead our academy in the next phase of its journey towards becoming an outstanding alternative provision.

We are looking for an experienced school leader who is ready to deliver an ambitious academy curriculum based on the principles of expeditionary learning – a leader who has the strategic skills and expertise to deliver on our high expectations.

This is a significant appointment for Olive Academies and the trust will provide you with all of the appropriate support required to make a real success of the role.

The headteacher will work very closely with the Olive Academies’ CEO and play an integral part in shaping the strategic future of the academy and the trust.

If you are the type of leader who is motivated to make a difference and tackles challenges effectively then this is the right role for you. We want to attract inspirational colleagues who are aligned with our values and who:

* are driven to make a difference and will inspire resilience and ambition in our students

* have the ability to nurture staff and students through their day-to-day challenges while keeping a firm eye on strategic goals

* has the passion and expertise to develop an innovative curriculum that meets the needs of our students.

Visits to the academy by potential applicants are welcomed.

To make an appointment for an academy visit or to learn more about the role, please contact Mark Vickers, Chief Executive, Olive Academies T: 01273 573834 E: Mark.Vickers@oliveacademies.org.uk 

Please download an application pack and an application form. 

Please send completed applications to Marina Korsounskaia by 18th March 2019 (12 noon) (E: Marina.Korsounskaia@oliveacademies.org.uk)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

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More about Olive AP Academy Thurrock
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Leicester Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1708 853781
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