Primary Cluster Headteacher, Tidworth

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Wellington Primary AcademyTidworth

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Start date: Required for April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L25-29
Contract term: Permanent

Over-arching areas of responsibility: The strategic direction of the Wellington primaries, leading learning and teaching, shaping the future, working with others and developing self, leading and managing the two schools, securing accountability, and leading collaboration and community relations, line managing head of primary academy.

We offer a unique opportunity for an outstanding leader to lead across two primary schools. We are looking for someone with the vision and energy to create a world-class learning environment for both the brand new Eagles Primary Academy in Ludgershall (due to open in September 2019) and the existing Wellington Primary Academy in Tidworth, Wiltshire. 

The new academy will have capacity for up to 420 pupils and a 60 place nursery. The existing primary (built in September 2014) and has grown rapidly and expected over the next few years to have an intake of 420 pupils. 

We expect the Wellington Primary Academies to become beacons of excellence and optimism for the Tidworth community and significant progress has been made to this end already. Both the Wellington Eagles and Wellington Primary Academy is part of Wellington Collage Academy Trust and more than half of the current pupils are from military families.

Our vision for both schools is to be happy communities where everyone is valued and respects each other. We expect all members of those communities to achieve well, believe in themselves and have limitless aspirations. To deliver this vision we expect:

  • Excellence through rigorous learning of key skills within a rich and broad curriculum;
  • Holistic learning by developing the whole child, including a commitment to enriching extracurricular activities;
  • Innovation in the way we teach and learn;
  • Collaboration with parents, the Wellington Family of schools, the military community and local primaries.

For this unique and exciting opportunity, we are seeking a dynamic individual with a strong track record of successful leadership in primary schools. Our Primary Cluster Headteacher will set high expectations at every level, build productive relationships and strive relentlessly to ensure all children are equipped to be successful lifelong learners. 

Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018.

Interview dates: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2018.

Please visit our web site for further details of the role and/or for an application form by clicking on the Apply button below. For enquiries please email the HR Department or phone 01264 405060.  All applicants must apply using the Wellington Academy’s application form.

Wellington College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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More about Wellington Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Oatway Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9 7FP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264 310780

Wellington College, Berkshire is proud to have been chosen to run the new primary Academy that is being created by the local authority in Tidworth, Wiltshire, to accommodate the rapidly growing population in the town. The new primary Academy will joi...