Principal, Granham Hill, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4AX

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St John's Marlborough Granham Hill, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4AX

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Principal Required for St John’s Marlborough Academy

Are you the leader we are looking for?

St John’s Marlborough is an Outstanding Internationally renowned 11-18 Co-Educational Academy.

St John’s is the flagship school of Excalibur Academies Trust, leads a Teaching School Alliance, and is judged as Outstanding by Ofsted in every category. Situated above the historic market town of Marlborough, the well-designed school buildings are integrated into a landscape that is classed an area of outstanding natural beauty.

At St John’s, our mission is to develop highly capable, confident and independent learners who are well prepared to meet the opportunities and challenges presented by a global community, by delivering a coherent, seamless approach to teaching and learning from early years to adulthood. 

Self-motivated and reflective, the ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, a vision, ambition, strategic and interpersonal skills, underpinned by a track record of raising standards. 

The successful applicant will have full autonomy over the day to day running of St John’s, including management of budget and staff, and will benefit from the support and challenge of the Trust. 

This is an incredible opportunity for the right leader to make their mark in a supportive, creative and successful environment. Visits to the academy are welcomed and the CEO Nicky Edmondson would be delighted to discuss the role in further detail and answer any questions that you may have.

Please contact Rich Lucas on 01223 907 971 or for a confidential conversation or to arrange a school visit.

All completed applications to be sent to Richard Lucas email:         by 12 noon on Monday 24th September 2018.

Shortlisting: 26th September 2018  

Interview dates: 1st and 2nd October 2018 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks where appropriate along with other relevant checks. We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the panel members may take this into consideration during the recruitment process.

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More about St John's Marlborough
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Granham Hill, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 4AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1672 516156
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St John’s Marlborough is a co-educational secondary academy school based in Wiltshire, for students aged 11-18. The school is situated on Granham Hill, above the historic market town of Marlborough, in a landscape that is classed as an Area of Outsta...