Head of School, Barnsley

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Oakhill Primary AcademyBarnsley

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L16 - 22
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An unmissable opportunity has arisen for you to become our new Head of School at Oakhill Primary Academy, Barnsley.  


Oakhill boasts wonderful pupils, a supportive parent community and a committed staff team. All seek an inspiring Head of School who will bring fun; sky-high expectations and a belief that anything is possible to the future at Oakhill. 

Oakhill is a proud member of the highly successful Wellspring Academy Trust family.  Wellspring is a thriving trust with an excellent track record in school improvement. This role offers a leadership pathway for an ambitious and dynamic individual who is determined to make a difference. 

As Head of School at Oakhill, you will be guaranteed excellent professional development and support. As a Wellspring leader, you will benefit from many opportunities to collaborate, share and strengthen in a climate of mutual support and high regard.

In partnership with the Executive Principal, the successful candidate will work closely with sister schools The Forest Academy and Oakwell Rise Primary Academy to develop the very best of primary school provision. 

This is your opportunity to author the future at a thriving school.  

If you want to make a very real difference to the children, families and staff at Oakhill Primary Academy, we highly recommend an informal conversation with Executive Principal, Sam Bailey. Please contact Chloe Wormleighton on 01226 720747 to begin the next phase of your leadership journey. 

Oakhill Primary Academy and Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview. 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post. 

To request an application pack please download the documents on this advertisement, or email c.wormleighton@wellspringacademies.org.uk to request one. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Doncaster Road, Ardsley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 5AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 284493
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