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Principal (L21-35 Fringe) dependent on experience

Baylis Court SchoolSlough

If you are an inspirational and empathetic leader, with substantial experience as a deputy headteacher/principal in a secondary school, and are looking for new challenges in a school where you can drive up attainment, and can maintain the school’s “Outstanding” Ofsted rating this could be your ideal next career move.

Part of the Thames Learning Trust, and recognised by Ofsted as an Outstanding school, Baylis Court School in Slough continues to be ambitious for the future. Indeed, we are passionate about encouraging our pupils to be lifelong learners. We want to give them the skills and confidence to face the future with optimism and excitement, knowing that, with hard work and determination, they can succeed. In short, we believe in Inspiring leaders of tomorrow – and whoever takes on this exciting role will be at the helm in doing just that.

As Principal, we will look to you to provide professional leadership and management of the School that will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of our work. Whether that is effectively manage teaching and learning, promoting excellence, equality and high expectations for all pupils and staff or providing a clear vision and strategic direction, one thing’s for sure – you won’t be short of challenges.

From evaluating the school’s performance and identify priorities for continuous improvement to deploying resources to achieve its aims, you will be instrumental in making things happen, every step of the way. In addition, when it comes to strengthening our parental engagement, securing the commitment of the wider community or working effectively with Trust colleagues, again, we will count on you to deliver.

To apply, you will need evidence of regular, recent and appropriate professional development for the role of Principal, and experience of having created, driven, and delivered change programmes through effective leadership.  As well as outstanding teaching skills, you will have the enthusiasm, energy and vision to successfully lead a high-calibre team working in a high-achieving academy. You also have what it takes to develop strategies that encourage parents/carers to support their children’s learning. In short, you are ready to take the next step in your successful career to date.

To apply, please complete an application form, together with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position, to

Potential candidates will have the opportunity to take a tour of the school on Monday 29th March (am) or Tuesday 30 March (am).

To arrange your visit email or call 07841 921958 for an informal chat.

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021 at noon.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th April 2021.

Baylis Court School – Inspiring leaders of tomorrow

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all the staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

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