Part-Time Consultant (Primary Phase), Croydon, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Castle Hill AcademyCroydon, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Daily rate negotiable / to be agreed - flexible (temporary) part-time post
Contract term: Temporary

The Platanos Trust is seeking an experienced consultant to support the work in our new academy, Castle Hill Academy. This is a flexible (temporary) part-time post with opportunities to work across the Trust.

Castle Hill Academy is an ambitious school and a new member academy of the Platanos Trust, a growing and high-performing academy trust.  It is a school with very high expectations and a relentless drive for improvement.

This post is suited to someone who has the following attributes:

  • A dynamic person who can think strategically and align their work and support in accordance with the needs of the school and the Trust.
  • Effectively monitor and implement initiatives as directed. 
  • Has an in-depth understanding of the curriculum.
  • The ability to analyse the curriculum and pupil data, and work with staff to systematically improve the provision.
  • Accurate at recognising the needs of the pupils in relation to their learning and progress.
  • Is familiar with the components of ‘outstanding’ teaching and learning.
  • Is an ex-headteacher or Ofsted inspector.

Daily fee (and days) to be mutually agreed between suitable candidates and the Trust.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy. 

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Applicants should complete the employment application form (found on our website) detailing in their statement their relevant skills and experience. 

Applications must be returned to the Platanos Trust by post (FAO: HR Department, Platanos Trust, Clapham Road, London, SW9 0AL) or by email to

Closing date for applications: Friday 19 July 2019 (or sooner if a high number of applications are received before this date).

Start date: September 2019.

Castle Hill Academy

Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0RJ

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More about Castle Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0RJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1689 843148