Principal

Summerhill AcademyBristol, City of

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies, nine primary academies, an all through provision, a studio school, a discrete Post 16 provision, and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and three secondary phases.

At Summerhill, we have an exciting opportunity that offers the chance to lead our inclusive school with children from all backgrounds that are making good progress regardless of their starting points.

An inspiring leader, you will have a track record of success and bring to our academy a level of focus, precision and rigour that will have a substantial, sustained impact that will accelerate improvement.

Improvement will be based on an unswerving focus on teaching and learning, together with a strong commitment to collaboration within and beyond the Cabot Learning Federation.

Working within the Federation, you will benefit from excellent peer support from colleagues in similar roles and great opportunities for continuing professional development. You can expect positive challenge, a supportive environment and, in the longer term, career opportunities across the Federation.

In return, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to our pension scheme - Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
  • Dedicated Training and Development programmes
  • Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
  • Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
  • Flu Jabs
  • Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
  • Comprehensive Induction process
  • Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round

Click here  to access a full list of Cabot Learning Federation benefits.

Find out more and apply here.

Closing date: 18 January 2021

Interview date: w/c 25 January 2021

CLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The trust is proud to serve a diverse student population and their communities. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. We are proud to be part of a diverse community in Bristol and celebrate the richness of cultures, faiths and backgrounds of our students. We aim to develop a curriculum that is responsive to our pupils needs and reflects their diverse interests and backgrounds.

The Cabot Learning Federation are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role has significant responsibility for ensuring safeguarding practice within the academy. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK and a child disqualification check. The checks will also include an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

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