Headteacher, Eastbourne

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Heron Park AcademyEastbourne

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 3 Salary Range L18-24 (more may be available for an exceptional candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Headteacher: Heron Park Primary Academy, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9EE

Have you got what it takes to make a difference?

A 2FE Primary Academy (aged 2-11) NOR 406 (440 including nursery)

Operated by Aurora Academies Trust (partnered with Pansophic Learning UK)

Group 3 Salary Range L18-24 (more may be available for an exceptional candidate)

Aurora Academies Trust seeks to appoint an outstanding Headteacher who has a proven track record of sustained improvement within the Primary Sector to lead our vibrant school community. You will need to have experience of successful headship, acting headship or be an outstanding Deputy Headteacher and must be able to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm combined with a laser-like focus on raising attainment 

You will:

· Be an inspirational and motivational leader

· Have a proven track record of school improvement within your current and previous settings

· Have a ‘can do’ mentality and a commitment to making a difference to the life chances of each child

· Be able to work with the local community to develop links with local leaders, community groups and families to enhance the reputation of the school. 

· Have an innovative and creative approach to learning and behaviour management

· Possess resilience and a positive outlook

Our vision is to:

· Support pupils to make accelerated progress – ‘Each Child, Every Day’

· Support pupils to become independent, articulate thinkers and learners who have the confidence to achieve their ambitions 

· Build an amazing team who will go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that our pupils achieve their potential and are led towards personal greatness

· Build upon existing strong links with the local community and ensure that the academy remains the school of choice for local families

· Provide a broad and balanced curriculum that utilises best teaching practices and effectively uses state-of-the-art technology

Aurora Academies Trust can offer you:

· Leadership Development opportunities through membership of our collaborative Headteachers’ network and our Global Leadership Institute

· An inspiring, well-resourced and fantastic learning environment

· Our wholehearted professional and personal support along with that of the Local Academy Board 

· Further career development within our growing group of schools and academies

If you would like an informal conversation and/or an application form and information pack about this Headteacher appointment then please contact our Executive Recruitment Consultant, John Carter 

email: john.carter@veredus.co.uk

T: 02079324205

Closing date:  Noon on Monday 26th March 2018

Shortlisting date:  Tuesday 27th March 2018

Interview date:  Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April 2018

Job location

More about Heron Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Dallington Road, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 502525