Vice Principal, Burton upon Trent

Closing date:

Horninglow Primary: A de Ferrers Trust AcademyBurton upon Trent

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale point 9-13
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vice Principal (Primary)

Leadership scale point 9-13

Required January 2018

Horninglow Primary is a one form entry primary school which became part of The de Ferrers Trust in 2016.

We are looking to extend our leadership team by appointing an outstanding leader who is forward thinking and innovative with experience in working at a strategic level.  You will have a successful track record of leadership and management and will be an outstanding classroom practitioner. You will have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to lead and motivate teams of colleagues. We are looking for a leader who is enthusiastic and committed when leading a team and reflective in their practice.

Learning to Love Learning! At Horninglow Primary, our focus is on learning not just within and across subject areas, but also the personal development of all learners who attend our school. We strive to inspire all learners to go beyond what they consider possible for themselves, to experience and try new things and to realise all aspects of their potential.  There are no glass ceilings put on any of our learners; we wish to ignite a passion for learning that will remain with them as they move on to their next phase of their learning journey and indeed for life.

We offer a friendly welcoming community with well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn and dedicated enthusiastic colleagues who are committed to providing the best for the pupils in our care. We have supportive and involved governors and will support the successful applicant to continue to develop their leadership skills through excellent professional learning experiences.

All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to meet with members of staff, and meet with our pupils. We are situated in Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As part of The de Ferrers Trust, we offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.

This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join this dynamic Academy, we look forward to hearing from you. A full job description and application details can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact the Academy office on 01283 247618. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.


Closing date: Monday 16th October 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 18th October 2017



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More about Horninglow Primary: A de Ferrers Trust Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Horninglow Road North, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0SW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 247618
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 In May 2016, three of our partner primary schools converted to academies; Horninglow Primary, Lansdowne Infant and Eton Park Junior Academies, and joined The de Ferrers Trust alongside The de Ferrers Academy itself.

At each academy we...