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The Archbishop Lanfranc AcademyCroydon

The Board of Directors of The Bec Trust are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to lead The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy in Croydon. This person will be a dynamic and inspirational leader, possessing the intellect, experience and vision to continue the school’s journey from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.

The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy opened in September 2014 and moved into its brand new whole-school rebuild in September 2017.

The Academy received a “Good” in all aspects following its first Ofsted inspection in March 2017 and achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.68 in the summer of 2019. We are now working towards being graded as ‘Outstanding’ at our next inspection. The Academy also benefits from an on-site nursery open to both staff and the general public which also has a grading of ‘Good’ from Ofsted.

The successful candidate will have experience of successful school leadership at a senior level, either as a serving headteacher or a highly accomplished deputy headteacher. The Trust places great emphasis on its core principle that Learning Changes Lives and the new Principal will seek to promote this core value relentlessly through their inspirational leadership.

The Academy is located within a short walk of Therapia Lane Tram Stop, mid-way between East Croydon and Wimbledon Mainline Stations and underground connections, both of which are approximately 15 minutes by tram from the school.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the Academy and can do so by contacting Ms Suzana Goraj (Academy Secretary and Clerk to the Governors) on 020 8689 1255 or by email to sgoraj@lanfranc.org.uk . Site visits can be arranged for either the week commencing 10th May or 17th May, and will be conducted in accordance with Covid-19 safety requirements.

Full details of the application process can be accessed through our applicant pack.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As part of this process, all successful applicants are required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.


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