Head of School, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Glenleigh Park Primary AcademyEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Leadership Scale Point 12 to Point 16
Contract term: Permanent

Aurora Academies Trust is delighted to be able to offer this exciting and career-defining opportunity to join Glenleigh Park Primary Academy as the Head of School (L12-L16) with effect from 1st September 2019.

Glenleigh Park is a large and diverse primary school and nursery catering for pupils aged from two to eleven years. The school is situated in extensive grounds and housed in a modern, purpose-built building that provides an excellent learning environment. Glenleigh Park opened in September 2012 and since then has been judged to be a ‘Good’ school on two separate occasions, most recently in 2018.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a proven track record in securing strong outcomes for pupils
  • Demonstrates optimism and positivity and has a strong track record of successfully developing staff
  • Is creative and resilient and effective in enabling staff to be successful
  • Is keen to work in partnership and collaboration with our other schools
  • Is innovative and keen to develop educational practices to improve outcomes for pupils

The Head of School will have overall responsibility for the operational management and performance of Glenleigh Park and will benefit from the guidance and support of the Executive Headteacher. The successful candidate will play a key role in the strategic leadership of the school and the Multi Academy Trust as a whole.

In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidate will benefit from the outstanding leadership development opportunities which are a core function of Aurora Academies Trust. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional senior professional who can demonstrate a track record of leadership success and wants to develop their career further in a rewarding and challenging urban setting.

A relocation package may be available where required

Further details are available from our school website


To discuss this role further and in confidence please call Glenleigh Park’s Executive Headteacher, James Freeston on 01424 213611 or by email jfreeston@auroraacademies.org

Aurora Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS and identity background checks plus other employment checks including the right to work in the UK etc.

Closing date for application: Monday 25 March, 2019
Interview date: Monday 1 April & Tuesday 2 April 2019

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More about Glenleigh Park Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Gunters Lane, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 4ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1424 213611
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