Head of School, King's Lynn

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Churchill Park SchoolKing's Lynn

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Start date: 1st April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L24 - L29, £69,330 - £78,359
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

In March 2018 Churchill Park School will become part of KWEST multi academy trust.

Located in a modern building, Churchill Park School, is an Ofsted Good, all through mixed special school, catering for children and young people of West Norfolk with complex needs. We currently have 215 students on roll

Following the successful appointment of our current Head to the position of CEO of KWEST we are now seeking a Head of School who is committed and ambitious to continue to take school forward from a good to outstanding provision.

Reporting to the CEO, you will:-

  • Provide inspirational and motivational leadership across the school 
  • Work closely with the MAT, staff and all key stakeholders to develop and communicate a shared vision that expresses the core values of the school and MAT
  • Monitor practice, manage performance and continuously improve the quality of teaching and learning across the school 
  • Continue to develop a creative curriculum offer that meets the needs of all pupils 
  • Manage relationships with staff, parents, carers, trust partners, the local authority and the wider community

Currently either a headteacher or an experienced and successful deputy, you are an enthusiastic and inspirational leader, with high standards and the drive and ambition  to build on our achievements and propel us onto  further greater things. 

You have an extensive knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs, with highly creative and innovative approaches to learning. An effective people manager and reflective practitioner, who is not afraid to challenge when required, a decision maker, prepared to listen and empower others. A confident decision maker with the emotional intelligence and good humour to take others with you.

In return for your integrity, passion and sense of fun we are able to offer you the opportunity to work in a well resourced school, alongside a committed, hardworking and very dedicated staff team. 

There is also a wealth of experience across the MAT, with fully committed and like minded Headteachers offering support and developmental opportunities.

Exciting times ahead will provide ongoing opportunities for professional development and as the MAT grows to its expected capacity there will be excellent further career enhancement opportunities for ambitious and high calibre individuals.  

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of this innovative and forward thinking MAT.

We would warmly welcome your visit to our school prior to interview. 

Please contact our Senior Leadership Team PA, Joan Gray on 01553 763679 or email her at admin@churchillpark.norfolk.sch.uk to make an appointment

To apply, please click on the apply button below. General enquiries to Elaine Peveritt, Business Manager, at sbm@churchillpark.norfolk.sch.uk

Closing date for applications:- 17th November 2017

Interviews to take place 5th & 6th December 2017.

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More about Churchill Park School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Winston Churchill Drive, Fairstead, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4RP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1553 763679
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