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Associate Headteacher

Henley-in-Arden SchoolWarwickshire

The Trust are looking to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious and inspirational Associate Headteacher who will lead the school on the next stage of its journey.

This is a truly rare leadership opportunity within a very successful and financially sound local multi-academy trust. It combines a great opportunity to demonstrate and develop outstanding leadership skills with secure central support that encourages collaboration for success. We are looking for an outstanding senior colleague to lead Henley in Arden School on the next stage of its journey. The school is relatively small and is set in rural Warwickshire with just over 600 pupils on roll.

The successful candidate will receive encouragement, support and guidance not only to lead the academy but also to develop their own career within the setting of a successful and well developed and expanding Trust. You will already be an exceptional senior leader with a proven track record at a successful school and real ambition to improve the experience, education and outcomes of every pupil at Henley in Arden School. We will expect the Associate Headteacher to further develop a positive culture where every pupil is expected to do well and their progress is supported every step of the way to achieve their potential.

As a Trust we truly value the success of every child and we place the sharing of excellent education practice at the core of our values. The Trust operates from its hub in Knowle, in the south of Solihull.

The successful candidate will:

• Have the drive, determination and leadership skills necessary to make a significant contribution and lead/coordinate further development of the school

• Have the ability to motivate and inspire pupils, staff, parents and governors

• Have a proven record of leading school improvement

• Have strong communication skills and a proven track record of team work

• Have resilience, compassion, moral integrity and humour

• Have the potential to be an outstanding senior leader.

The successful candidate will be fully committed to developing and enriching the mission of the school, will have the vision, enthusiasm and ability to motivate others. and the determination to develop the ethos and success of the school within the context of a multi-academy trust.

Candidate who are considering applying for this post are strongly encouraged to visit the school before submitting their application.

Appointments to be made by contacting Michele Bull, HR Manager on 01564 732613 or

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. Only applications submitted on the academy’s application form will be accepted. Arden Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all Staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Application forms should be completed in full and sent, along with letter of application, to HR Department, Arden Multi Academy Trust, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0PT or by email to:

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 19th January 2021

Shortlisting: From Tuesday 26th January 2021

Interviews: Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd February 2021

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