Principal, Kidderminster

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Baxter CollegeKidderminster

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

A dynamic and inspirational Principal is sought to work with the school’s Local Governing Body and to lead the Senior Leadership Team at this ambitious school. Baxter College is part of the Severn Academies Educational Trust and as a result benefits from extensive support and collaboration from both the secondary and primary schools within this Worcestershire based Multi Academy Trust.  

You will be committed to achieving excellent teaching and learning, bringing new ideas and approaches to lead every aspect of school life. Your enthusiasm, motivation and determination to lead the academy will be evident, maximising the potential of students and staff. You will join a dynamic team of talented Headteachers/Principals working within the Trust to raise standards across all our schools across Worcestershire.  

This post offers the right candidate the opportunity to really make their mark, formulating a long term strategy to lead a hardworking and dynamic team of staff and students to achieve their best, along with the potential to work more widely across this our Multi Academy Trust.  

You will have:

  • Recent successful senior leadership experience in a high school; 
  • Proven track record of raising and maintaining standards; 
  • Evidence of successfully leading and managing change in pursuit of strategic objectives; 
  • Ability to hold staff to account, using effective performance management to achieve continuous improvement; 
  • Reliability, integrity and resilience.

Working with the CEO and Trust’s Leadership Team offers the opportunity for a high quality individual to further develop their leadership skills in a supportive yet challenging context to build on the existing strengths of the school. Our school is fully staffed, inclusive, popular and complemented by a supportive Local Governing Body.  

All our leaders learn and benefit from each other’s experiences, through the Trust's Headteacher Group. We are now looking for an ambitious colleague with well-developed interpersonal skills and a personal value set to play a key role in the next stage of our development. We have much more to say and show about our approach, our context and the opportunities ahead. Baxter College has a “can do” attitude. We are looking for a “can do” leader. If you believe you fit the bill, then download full details of the role at

Severn Academies Educational Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory ‘Enhanced with a Barred List Check’ through the Disclosure and Barring Service.   

A contribution to relocation costs may be considered. 

Please refer to the recruitment pack before completing your application form.

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More about Baxter College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Habberley Road, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5PQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1562 741524
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