Headteacher, Leicestershire

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Woodbrook Vale SchoolLeicestershire

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Start date: Start of Summer or Autumn Term 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L28 – L34 (£77,613—£89,900) – (Potential relocation package)
Contract term: Permanent


Job start: Start of Summer or Autumn Term 2019. The best candidate will be chosen irrespective of the starting date

Responsible to: The Woodbrook Vale Academy Trust Governing Board

Woodbrook Vale School is a popular and successful 11-16 Single Academy Trust with 800 students in a lovely setting on the edge of the Charnwood Forest. We are situated on the outskirts of the University town of Loughborough which has excellent communication links and is located between three major cities.

We aim to change the lives of children in our community through education, and the position of Headteacher is absolutely pivotal to achieving this. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and skilled leader who will understand the context of our school and commit to our ethos and values, and with the knowledge, skills and passion to build on our achievements and continue to raise standards. 

The school has a talented, dedicated and hardworking staff and an experienced and focussed Governing Board. Governors are committed to providing the personal and professional support the successful candidate will need for this demanding and exciting role. 

More information about the school and some of the challenges we face as well as about the kind of leader we are searching for is available as detailed below.

We would strongly encourage you to visit our school to learn more. Candidates are welcome to visit the school, by appointment only, on weekdays between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February. 

For a confidential conversation, more information or to arrange a school visit please contact Syvonne Wilson at Academicis on (Direct) 01223 907 976, (Switch board) 01223 907 979, (Mobile) 07500889504 or email swilson@academicis.co.uk 

All completed applications to be sent to Syvonne Wilson email: swilson@academicis.co.uk  by     

12 noon on Monday 4th February 2019. 

Shortlisting: TBC (6th or 7th February) 

Interview: Tuesday 12th February & Wednesday 13th February 

Governor reception: Monday 11th February from 6pm – 7pm (all candidates to attend) 

Woodbrook Vale 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. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory employment checks, references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Governing Board  may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

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More about Woodbrook Vale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Grasmere Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2ST, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 557560
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