Headteacher: Bilingual Primary School; Brighton & Hove
Salary: L20 - L24 (£63,806- £70,370)
Closing Date: Friday 18th January 2019 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Interview: 31st January and 1st February 2019
Starting date: September 2019
Location: The Droveway, Hove, BN3 7QA
Contract type: Full time
Contract term: Permanent
Total roll: 500 (increasing to 630)
Age Range: 4 to 11
About the role
The Board of Governors at the Bilingual Primary School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and forward thinking headteacher to join their school at a pivotal stage in its growth and development.
The school is a vibrant, three-form entry Single Academy Trust, its inspiration originating from the diversity of the city of Brighton and Hove, and from a desire to provide a love of learning through language in a culturally rich environment. It recognises the cognitive and social benefits that multilingualism brings to individuals. This offer is relatively new in the UK and the school is proud to be one of a few schools at the forefront of the drive for the development of bilingual (English/Spanish) education in this country.
The school has high aspirations for all the children and their achievements are visible and celebrated. The broader curriculum offers a rich and stimulating learning environment in which each child can grow, develop and reach their full potential.
This is an exceptional opportunity for the new headteacher to continue their professional development whilst leading the Bilingual Primary School on the next stage of its journey.
We are looking for:
· An inspirational, successful Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher who leads by example whilst creating a model of distributed leadership
· A dynamic and forward thinking individual capable of driving innovation and growth to support the vision and strategic direction of the school
· A true commitment to excellence and continual improvement
· Demonstrable understanding of leading a school in a diverse culture setting
· An ability to work collaboratively and effectively with governors and parents
· Strong strategic financial planning and budget management
· Good ICT knowledge and skill to support pupil learning, assessment and school management
During the week of 7 January 2019, Maggie Carroll: Chair of the Full Board of Governors would be delighted to show you around this wonderful school, prior to an application, to enable you to engage with the vision and ethos and answer questions you may have.
If you would like further information, or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Jenny O’Donoghue: email@example.com
All applications to be sent to Jenny O’Donoghue: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12 Noon on Friday 18th January 2019
Our school is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Board of Governors may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.