Head of School, Bradford

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Buttershaw Business and Enterprise CollegeBradford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L30-L36 (£80,310 - £93,020)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

BDAT is looking to appoint an inspirational Head of School, who has the capacity and ambition to become Headteacher for this challenging and exciting leadership role. BDAT are seeking a strong leader and team player who will build on existing strengths to ensure the college achieves its ambitions for excellence and success at every level. Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College is a student-centred place of learning, fully committed to providing all students in our care with the highest quality of education.

The role of Head of School is central to the school team, working with the Executive Headteacher to accomplish the very best outcomes for our students. You will also benefit from the close partnership working with the three other secondary academies within our Multi-Academy Trust.

We need from you

  • a strong commitment to achieving success through partnership and team work
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • drive, ambition and high expectations
  • strong, innovative and creative leadership and management
  • a commitment to learning and continuous improvement
  • the desire and passion to initiate, lead and manage quick and effective strategies to support the development of the school and have impact on pupil outcomes
  • a passion for developing innovative approaches to the curriculum
  • to place safeguarding at the heart of the school

We can offer you

  • a talented and dedicated staff team committed to our college and our students
  • high levels of governor and parental support
  • a welcoming, friendly and vibrant school
  • a strongly inclusive and progressive approach to teaching and development
  • an improving school that is part of a forward thinking academy trust

The successful post holder will report to the Executive Headteacher who will provide guidance and support. 

Interested candidates can request an application pack by contacting Trudy Walker, Education Support Officer, via email: recruitment@bdat-academies.org.

Visits to the school are welcome but by appointment only. Please telephone 01274 909035 to arrange a mutual appointment.

Closing date:  12.00pm on Monday 22nd January 2018 

Shortlisting:  Monday 5th February 2018

Interviews to be held on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th February 2018 

Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Reevy Road West, Buttershaw, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 676 285

Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College is an ambitious, community focused academy of 1400 students serving an area of social deprivation on the southern edge of Bradford and 7 miles from Leeds. It is popular locally and has been a significant s...