Principal - Copley Academy (Great Academies Education Trust), Stalybridge, Greater Manchester

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Copley AcademyStalybridge, Greater Manchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £69,329-£80,310 per annum (L24-30)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Copley Academy is a popular and improving school seeking to appoint a committed, hardworking principal who can live our GREAT values and lead the great work already taking place to develop the school. We are a small secondary school with a supportive staff group who are committed to our improvement journey. Leaders and colleagues are determined to regain 'Good' and thereafter become the outstanding school that we believe Copley Academy can be.

This is a really exciting role and opportunity to work within Great Academies Education Trust with great colleagues, great support and great students. You will be supported at every step by the GAET Chief Executive Officer, a knowledgeable and experienced Governing Board, a committed senior leadership team and the Trust improvement and support team (GIST) .This is truly going to be a GREAT team effort!

We believe that all children and young people deserve outstanding schools but we are not there yet... So come and join us and help to inspire greatness!

Our new principal should have experience at a senior leadership level, a proven track record of managing change within a school and solid experience of school improvement planning and evaluation that leads to impact.

Key aspects of the role include:

Being the 'standard bearer' of the vision and values of Copley Academy as part of Great Academies Education Trust 

Being able to create a culture of constant improvement, implementing effective systems and securing high levels of professional standards so that we attain excellence for all in every aspect of the school's provision

Great Academies Education Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Please visit our website for an online application pack and details of how to apply.  Alternatively, please telephone the HR department on 0161 240 1949.

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th October at 9am.

Short listed candidates will be invited to take part in a two day assessment process on 18th and 19th October 2017.

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More about Copley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, Cheshire, SK15 3RR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 3386684
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