Job details

Job details
Employer The Barnes Wallis Academy
Location Lincolnshire
Salary £60,000
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
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Closing date
Job starts 01/01/2018

The David Ross Education Trust is looking for a dynamic and inspirational Head Teacher at Barnes Wallis Academy, Tattershall

If you are looking for your next move, are ambitious, inspirational, dynamic, want to be part of our success and lead Barnes Wallis Academy on a path to outstanding then we want to hear from you.

The Chair of Governors, Paul Ainsworth says ‘We are looking for a Principal who will lead our Academy with vision, energy, passion and positivity. Barnes Wallis Academy has a magical, caring atmosphere with very high standards of behaviour and the students participate in an exceptionally wide range of activities. Leaders at the school have used this uniqueness as a catalyst to raise standards and to ensure it is the school of choice for the locality. The new Head Teacher must build on this ethos to make further rapid improvements. The school has the potential to be judged as Outstanding and we are looking for a creative thinker who will inspire and lead their team to deliver this outcome. 

Together with full support from the Trust we have a strong commitment to provide all pupils with extensive enrichment opportunities and maximise every child’s potential’.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary circa £60k
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme
  • CPD
  • Health Care
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Eye care
  • Other benefits

About You

  • Successful leadership of innovation and change management and transformational learning 
  • Successful management of monitoring and evaluation strategies of quality of teaching and learning, student outcomes, quality of provision and efficiency
  • Successful management of whole school improvement strategies
  • Successful experience of working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Extensive experience of developing staff and of team building
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of current educational priorities Recent and relevant management development/training
  • Experience of promoting equality and diversity, inclusion and appropriate strategies for children with special educational needs
  • Motivation to work with children and young people particularly relating to safeguarding and promoting their welfare
  • Teaching Qualification

About Us

You can find out more by looking at our website we have grown to 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary, a grammar, and special schools. We have over 2000 staff committed to delivering educational excellence to our 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. We are setting high standards to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

Academies have their unique place in local communities; we share common goals, aspirations, values that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We have regional hubs and share skills and knowledge and experience across our academies allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. 

We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance  to enhance high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

About the Academy

Barnes Wallis Academy is a place of learning and excellence where students come first and where everyone is cared for and valued.

Through a high quality, skills-based education we produce adaptable, independent, employable learners, confident at solving problems and taking responsibility for themselves as citizens in the 21st century. Through a health promoting ethos, Barnes Wallis Academy works to prevent problems and promote well-being by providing opportunities that assist health development and positively influence the aspirations, perceptions and actions of all involved with the Academy.

As part of the local community, the Academy reaches out and supports parents, local health services and other agencies, involving them in programmes and interventions, while in turn contributing to the life of the community. As part of the global community, the Academy instils in its learners an understanding and concern for the global environment and the part individuals have to play in making the world a better place for everyone.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 15th of September 2017.

Barnes Wallis Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

About the employer

The Barnes Wallis Academy is a mixed, mainstream, state secondary school located in Tattershall, Lincolnshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 16 and has approximately 275 enrolled. 

The Barnes Wallis Academy was founded in 1954 and was previou...

Information about The Barnes Wallis Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years

Locations and contacts

Butts Lane
United Kingdom