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Executive Head Teacher

The Ripley AcademyDerbyshire

Executive Head Teacher

The Ripley Academy and John Flamsteed Community School

The Ripley Academy and John Flamsteed Community School are popular schools located in mid-Derbyshire, close to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and within easy reach of the Peak District.

The School’s Leadership Group Pay Range is L32-L43 (£90,376 - £118,367)

A 7-point ISR will be set within this range dependent upon experience, but we would consider paying beyond this range for an exceptionally experienced candidate

Following the promotion of the existing Executive Head Teacher within the Trust, we are looking for a highly organised leader with a proven track record of success, who can provide strong, purposeful and strategic leadership to enable all pupils and staff to excel.

You must be a qualified teacher who will be a strong and confident advocate for the schools in order to maintain their excellent reputation. Previous experience in a Head Teacher role and a proven track record of successful whole school improvement are essential, with experience in a Head Teacher role within an Academy being desirable.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion about the post with Lisa Walton, the existing Executive Head Teacher, please email to arrange a mutually convenient time.

For further information and an application form, please visit 

Please return completed application forms and supporting documents to 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews will take place over three days, week commencing 13th December 2021

East Midlands Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

The Ripley Academy, Peasehill, Ripley, Derbyshire. DE5 3JQ

John Flamsteed Community School, Derby Street, Denby, Derbyshire. DE5 8NP

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