THIS IS A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE LION ACADEMY TRUST TEAM!
The Lion Academy Trust and Lion Education Trust are non-profit making educational charities, with over twenty years of experience in running schools in London, Essex and more recently in Northants. The Trusts comprise of nine primary schools.
The Lion Academy Trust is looking for an exceptional leader who is a dynamic, ambitious, committed and enthusiastic. The successful candidate will proactively demonstrate the necessary skills and inspire staff. You will be based in Wellingborough whilst supporting the Northants hub which includes Ruskin Junior, Olympic Primary and Warwick Academy on their journeys to become outstanding schools.
The successful candidate will also work closely as part of the Trust Executive Team to move our schools forward, ensuring that our pupils have the best possible academic and school experience.
The Trusts exist to support and assist schools to build upon their present strengths and to achieve rapid educational transformation. Our membership comprises of both traditionally sponsored academies and schools that have chosen to convert to academy status.
We have secured elite partnerships with specialist groups and private sector companies to support the vision and principles of the Trust. The Institute of Education has recently awarded LAT the Professional Development Gold Award, which recognises the trust as an outstanding practitioner for professional development.
We have developed a bespoke CPD programme for teaching and support staff and currently deliver training at all career stages. We run a series of internal networks including NQTs, subject, EYFS, SEN and Inclusion leaders. Alongside our internal programmes we also facilitate and host licensed national programmes such as National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders and Head Teachers.
Through a range of low cost central services to our academies we achieve significant savings, which are invested back into teaching and learning. The Executives Forum, comprises of all Executive Heads, Heads of Schools and works alongside the CEO and Director of Schools as the key decision making group for the Trusts. We have secured a number of high profile senior executive advisers who support schools with specific development projects and monitor impact outcomes.
LAT has high expectations and engages ambitious and hardworking staff and above all, happy and enthusiastic children with a thirst for learning which is ‘good or better, everyday’.
WE ARE SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE HEAD TEACHER WHO IS:
An innovative, creative and strategic thinker who is a proven leader
Able to lead, motivate, challenge and inspire whole school communities across a multi academy trust
Committed to achieving the highest possible standards of learning and teaching across all schools
Dynamic and enthusiastic with the vision and energy to help lead all schools to excellence
Friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching and learning
Experienced in school improvement with a proven track record of success and strong leadership in developing teaching and learning
A shared commitment to our “no excuses” culture with a work ethic and drive to match that of the Trust in improving education and life chances of the communities we serve
WE CAN OFFER YOU:
Vibrant and expanding Trusts situated in culturally diverse areas of London, Essex and Northants with many rewards and opportunities
Lively, friendly and aspirational children who are determined to make the most of their educational experience
Dynamic and dedicated teams of teachers and support staff who want the best for the children
A supportive and forward thinking Executive Body who can support and coach your career
Truly excellent opportunities for further professional development, through the Lion Academy Trust on your leadership journey
For more information or to arrange a visit on either Monday or Friday, please contact:
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Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020 – 4 pm
Shortlisting from: Monday 24th February 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 25th February 2020
The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.
The successful candidate will require two positive references from current and previous employers. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and medical checks.