Early Years Leader, Sheffield

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Astrea Academy SheffieldSheffield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive - Leadership
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

In September 2018 Astrea Academy Sheffield will open its doors. Astrea Academy Sheffield will be the Astrea Academy Trust’s first all-through academy which will embody our vision for an education that truly ‘inspires beyond measure’, whilst representing a beacon at the heart of a part of the city undergoing significant regeneration.

The school will grow with its community and will reach capacity within four years of opening. When all year groups are filled, the school will accommodate the education and personal development of 1370 pupils right through from Nursery to Sixth Form.

If you are motivated by contributing to a culture of constant improvement, and if you are seeking to improve outcomes for young people in a brand new purpose build academy that you will help to shape, then we would love to hear from you. You will play a vital role in the early stages and growth of Astrea Academy Sheffield and will be able to put an indelible stamp on its approach to enhancing the life chances of all students.

The Early Years Leader will provide vision, and a dynamic and professional leadership to ensure the highest educational provision at Astrea Academy Sheffield, whilst maintaining the Academy ethos and embodying a passion for all through education. This truly unique role will see the Early Years Leader not only oversee the educational experiences and success of children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, but those children preparing for their educational careers, in our nursery. They will lead, manage, motivate and inspire Astrea Academy Sheffield staff, building leadership capacity and identifying talent. The Head is responsible for creating a shared learning culture and positive environment through distributive leadership and an environment which enables everyone to work collaboratively, including being a key player in shaping the relationships within the community and beyond. Do you want to be a part of something amazing? If so we would love to hear from you.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are also passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide these unique roles by providing a huge opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the entire organisation. To complement the intrinsic rewards which we award to our teachers and to demonstrate our commitment to them, in September 2017 the Astrea Academy Trust awarded all teaching staff a 2% pay increase which was above the recommended increase of 1% from the School Teachers Review Body.

We foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role via the application process. To find out more about the role please contact Vicki Russell, Recruitment Officer at recruitment@astreaacademytrust.org

Closing date: 16th March 2018

Interview Dates: 22nd March 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Andover Street, Burngreave, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 9EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 680 9893
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Astrea Academy Sheffield

In September 2018 Astrea Academy Sheffield will open its doors. Astrea Academy Sheffield will be the Astrea Academy Trust’s first all-through academy which will embody our vision for an education that truly ‘inspires beyond m...