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Job details
Employer The Bushey Academy
Location Hertfordshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Since its opening in September 2009, The Bushey Academy has relentlessly aimed to drive up standards, improve the life chances of its students and become an outstanding academy. 

Today, The Bushey Academy is a high-achieving, learning-focused community where happiness is derived from achievement and positive self-esteem. 

Benefiting from the double award winning £30m school building, students and staff bring life to the school vision statement through their approach to learning, both in and out of the classroom.  Now heavily oversubscribed for places, The Bushey Academy is a place within which students and staff feel proud to belong.

The Bushey Academy now seeks a dynamic, ambitious and innovative Principal to help realise its ambition of becoming an outstanding academy.  With a deep commitment to raising aspiration and standards across the school community, this will be a forward-looking educational leader for the 21st Century, determined to make a difference.

The Bushey Academy is a member of The Meller Educational Trust (MET).  MET is a growing multi-academy trust which aims to ensure that young people are educated to an extremely high level and possess all of the skills necessary to ensure they are happy, fulfilled, socially aware, community minded and successful.

Further information on The Bushey Academy can be found at

A candidate brief is available from 

Completed application forms and CVs should be sent by the closing date, midday Friday 2nd December, to Odgers Berndtson.

Short listed candidates will be contacted on Wednesday 7th December via telephone.  Interviews will take place on Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th December at The Bushey Academy.

The Bushey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Bushey Academy is an equal opportunities employer.


About the employer

Bushey Academy is 20 minutes by train from London Euston and enjoys a leafy setting close to the urban environment of Watford. It has a strong vision and ethos which has led to a rapid expansion in student numbers, currently at 1100, and impressive e...

Information about The Bushey Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 19 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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