Executive Headteacher - Island Innovation Federation, Isle of Wight

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Island Innovation TrustIsle of Wight

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Start date: To start January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: L31-L43
Contract term: Permanent

The Island Innovation Trust on the Isle of Wight is responsible for a federation of two local authority secondary schools and a sixth form centre based in the county town of Newport. The Isle of Wight has the opportunities and benefits of an island rural county but also significant challenges.

Following the retirement of our highly respected Executive Headteacher, the Trust is looking for an individual who: 

  • is experienced, dynamic and innovative with the passion to improve education outcomes for all our students 
  • has skill, drive and enthusiasm 
  • has previous experience at Headteacher level 
  • has a demonstrable track record against the overall requirements of the Job Description and the key skills/behavioural aspects of the Person Specification

The Executive Headteacher is accountable to the Governing Body of the Federation for education and operational strategy and the relentless pursuit of improved education outcomes through effective performance management.

If you would like to rise to this challenge and play a fundamental role influencing the future of education on the Isle of Wight, then please contact Amy Atkins (HR Manager) on 01983 619299 or via HR@iif.org.uk for an application pack.  If you wish to discuss the role in more detail please contact Amy on 01983 619299 to arrange a conversation with Peter Whitlock, Chair of Governors.

Completed applications should be submitted to HR@iif.org.uk. 

Closing Date: Noon 04/07/2017 

Shortlisting: 04/07/2017

Interviews: 10/07/2017-11/07/2017

The Governing Body for Carisbrooke College and Medina College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. We will ensure all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks before any offer is made.

The Governing Body of an Aided or a Foundation School is the employer. We will only accept applications which are submitted on the official application forms and we do not accept CVs under any circumstances. 

The Governing Body for Carisbrooke College and Medina College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Carisbrooke College, Mountbatten Drive, Newport, Isle of Wight. PO30 5QU 

Tel: 01983 524651 Email: info@carisbrooke.iow.sch.uk  Web: www.carisbrooke.iow.sch.uk

IIVI Form Campus, St. James’ Street, Newport, Isle of Wight,  PO30 1LJ 

Tel: 01983 522886    Email: info@medina.iow.sch.uk   Web: www.iiviformcampus.org.uk

Medina College, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight,  PO30 2DX 

Tel: 01983 526523          Email: info@medina.iow.sch.uk   Web: www.medina.iow.sch.uk

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Address: C/o Medina College, Fairlee Road, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2DX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983 550007