Headteacher, Queensbury, Bradford

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Queensbury AcademyQueensbury, Bradford

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Start date: January 2018 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L29 – L35
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an Outstanding Headteacher to provide professional leadership and management of Queensbury School, delivering high quality education for all pupils. 

To start January 2018 or sooner if possible

Salary – Leadership Range: L29 – L35

An exciting opening has arisen for an inspirational leader to join Queensbury School, part of Feversham Education Trust (FET). Queensbury is a friendly, thriving and stimulating place to work and study. We set high aims for every student and we appoint staff that can inspire, have high expectations and will raise the aspirations of young people. 

This is a great opportunity and an exciting time for a leader with vision and determination to be joining Queensbury School.  We are looking for someone who can motivate, inspire and lead a team to ensure a consistent and continual school-wide focus on raising pupils’ achievement.  A leader who can take the School into the next stage of its development.

Queensbury School can offer you:

  • Positive and polite students.
  • The opportunity to join and contribute to a high performing multi academy trust focused on teaching and learning.
  • An excellent CPD programme and opportunities for all staff.
  • Professional and friendly colleagues with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • A Senior Leadership Team who believe in support and challenge in equal measure and see staff wellbeing as vital for all to be the best they can be
  • The opportunity to grow as a leader within FET. 

We are seeking an individual who:

  • Can use outstanding pedagogy and inspirational leadership to drive up results to ensure our students have every possible chance of success in life.
  • Is an outstanding practitioner, with an unwavering commitment to the highest standards for teaching and learning.
  • Can help build, communicate and implement a shared vision which expresses core values and moral purpose to support the school in attaining excellence in all it does.
  • Has excellent interpersonal and presentational skills. 
  • Has the ability to plan strategically. 
  • Is receptive to change and have the ability to work under pressure. 
  • Is flexible, collaborative and resilient. 
  • Is able to work well as part of a welcoming, hard-working and committed team. 
  • Has the experience of leading successful teams, impacting on student outcomes.  

The successful candidate will work closely with the CEO of the Trust and will have the opportunity to contribute to the strategic growth and development of the organisation. 

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  Queensbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references. 

More information about the post and a downloadable application form can be found on the Trust website: www.fevershameducationtrust.com. All potential applicants are welcome to visit Queensbury School for an opportunity to learn more about the school and the role. Please contact Elaine Brown with any queries on 01274 559505 or email administrator@fevershameducationtrust.com.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 25 September 2017 

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More about Queensbury Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Deanstones Lane, Queensbury, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD13 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 882214

Queensbury Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in West Yorkshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Queensbury, Bradford has approximately 1,033 students on re...