Headteacher, Batley

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Batley Grammar SchoolBatley

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher,     Batley

Closing Date: 19 June 2018

Batley Grammar School,  Batley

Date posted: 21 May 2018 

Start date: January 2019 (or April 2019)

Contract type: Full time

Salary: L27-35 (£74,615 – £90,773)

Contract term: Permanent 

A unique opportunity to lead this highly successful, oversubscribed, growing and forward thinking, all through free school on its exciting journey from good to outstanding during its development with other good and outstanding providers in a locally based MAT.

Future leadership planning, at Batley Grammar School, has always been underpinned by the ability to look ahead, prepare for and anticipate change. The governors seek a Headteacher who has the vision, professional leadership and management skills, across all aspects, to lead the school and take it further on its journey to excellence. 

The Academy Trust is currently forming the next stages of strategic development with other good and outstanding providers in a locally based MAT. You will therefore be able to demonstrate a clear appreciation of the advantages and opportunities this presents, and a desire to lead within a Multi Academy Trust that is passionately committed to securing exceptional educational outcomes and generating high aspirations for all learners in our local family of schools, whilst celebrating community cohesion in Batley, Birstall and Dewsbury.

Batley Grammar School is able to offer:

· A strong leadership team, including supportive and appropriately challenging governors, committed to student outcomes and staff development;

· An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve; 

· A dedicated, hardworking and positive team of staff; 

· A civilised learning environment with high standards of attainment and behaviour;

· Supportive parents;

· Further opportunities as we grow and develop within a Multi Academy Trust.

Batley Grammar School is a 4-16 Free School (Academy) with an auspicious 400 year history, (one of the first former independent schools to convert).  Current numbers in the school are 208 in Reception to Year 6 in the Primary Phase and 610 in Years 7-11 in the Secondary Phase. The appointee will work closely with the Director of Primary Phase.

Whilst Batley Grammar School is an all-through school, and having experience of this is desirable, governors welcome applications from school leaders with single-phase experience who can demonstrate a good match for the person specification.

There will be the opportunity to visit the school and meet with the Executive Principal, MAT Development and Transition on 11 or 13 June 2018. Please contact Rosie Gregg, rgregg@batleygrammar.co.uk and she will make an appointment for you.

Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 19th June 2018

Interviews: Monday 9th /Tuesday 10th July 2018

An application pack may be downloaded from the school website using the link here: https://site.batleygrammar.co.uk/staff/vacancies/

Batley Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks, disclosures of disqualification and two satisfactory references.

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More about Batley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 474980
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