Headteacher, Stockland, Honiton

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Stockland C of E Primary AcademyStockland, Honiton

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £44,544 - £59,264
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher:  Stockland Church of England Primary Academy

The ​Board of Governors of Stockland (C of E) Primary Academy is looking to appoint an innovative and inspirational Headteacher to lead this outstanding stand-alone academy. 

Stockland (C of E) Primary Academy is a small village school with 112 children, located in the heart of the Devon countryside. Over the past seven years we have taken full advantage of academy freedoms and developed a rich and varied pedagogy with a sound research base.   This has enabled us to promote a love of both learning and challenge.  The children make excellent progress and achieve consistently high standards of academic attainment.

We ​are​ ​looking​ ​for a leader with:

  • Excellent senior management experience and skills at primary level
  • A strong and broad skill set required to manage all aspects of an academy
  • A passion for creativity and research based practice
  • Clarity​ ​of​ ​vision​ ​and experience of strategic planning
  • ​The ability to inspire and engage children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community
  • The ability to maintain and develop meaningful collaborations with other educational providers and organisations
  • An outstanding skill set as a teacher, delivering a teaching commitment of ​0.1​- 0.3 full time equivalent hours per week, subject​ ​to​ ​the​ ​ongoing​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Academy
  • The commitment and expertise to effectively safeguard the wellbeing​ ​of​ ​children.

What​ ​we​ ​can offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and ​responsive​ ​children​ ​who​ ​are​ ​eager​ ​to​ ​learn and​ ​succeed
  • A​ ​committed​ ​and​ creative​ ​teaching​ ​and​ ​support​ ​staff​ ​with​ ​experience of​ ​implementing​ ​research​ ​based​ ​practice
  • Exceptional​ ​P.E​ ​and​ ​sport​ ​provision​ ​with​ ​full​ ​and​ ​varied​ ​fixture​ ​lists​ ​and​ ​a firm​ ​reputation​ ​as​ ​a​ ​school​ ​which​ ​values​ ​the​ ​many​ ​benefits​ ​of​ ​sport
  • Extensive grounds including ponds, a wetland meadow, copses, fields, forest school and garden
  • Exceptional​ ​links​ ​with​ ​the​ ​community
  • Supportive​ ​parents/carers
  • Skilled​ ​and​ ​committed​ ​governors.

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity and to receive an application pack and further information (or to arrange an informal visit) please download the application pack from TES and/or email Abbe Wheeler at ​admin@stockland​primary.org.uk or call on 01404 881456.  

Closing​ ​Date for applications is 5.00pm on the 5th March 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interview on 27th March and 28th March 2018.

Stockland Primary Academy is an equal opportunities employer.

Stockland (C of E) Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to actively share in this commitment. The school follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable young people and the appointment is subject to the receipt of good references and​ ​an​ ​enhanced​ ​DBS​ ​check. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Stockland, Honiton, Devon, EX14 9EF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1404 881456