Dates: Apply by 31/03/2020
Salary: Leadership Scale L3-6
Location: Bohunt School, Wokingham
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Have you ever dreamed of an educational blank canvas?
Bohunt School Wokingham (BSW) is looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative individual with an excellent track record; to help shape and ensure the success of our new-build secondary school. The school opened in September 2016 with Year 7, and will grow to a roll of 1200 students, aged 11-16, by September 2020, with a final phase addition of a sixth form of up to 300 to follow. Rated ‘outstanding’ in 2 categories by Ofsted in 2019, the school has quickly established a very strong reputation.
The successful candidate will have shared responsibility for the leadership of the pastoral structure. There will be an emphasis on student engagement and enjoyment at school and an overview of student progress, welfare and wellbeing. The successful candidate will be instrumental in developing a team of achievement coordinators, driving forwards the ethos and vision of the school within the House system. Interest in the new school has been high and as a new and growing school we are already oversubscribed. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a leader who can bring creativity, innovation and dynamism. A desire to be a big player in the development of a hugely ambitious brand new school is essential. Potential is just as important as experience.
You will need to demonstrate a commitment to and evidence of success in sustaining academic excellence, and development of the wider aspects of school life; that enable every child to succeed. Applicants should be excellent classroom practitioners in their own right; as well as being able to; work as part of a team, roll up your sleeves and inspire other staff to excel. A subject specialism in either English, Maths or Science is highly desirable.
The South of England based Bohunt Educational Trust has evolved from Bohunt School in Hampshire, which is rated Outstanding in every category by Ofsted and the Times Educational Supplement School of the Year 2014. BET's educational philosophy is encapsulated by three short verbs: Enjoy, Respect and Achieve.
Potential candidates are strongly advised to make informal enquiries to: Mr Ben Godber, Head of School, Bohunt School Wokingham, by e-mailing on email@example.com
Anticipated start date: September 2020
Applications should be received no later than 1pm Tuesday 31st March 2020.
Bohunt School Wokingham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.