Post Title Executive Head Teacher
Post Location Pelham Academy Trust
Pelham Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4HL
Position Status Permanent
Contractual Hours/FTE: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 (range £72,383 - £99,624)
Post Start Date: September 2021
Closing Date: 22 January 2021
Due to the retirement of the current Executive Head Teacher, Pelham Academy Trust is looking for an ambitious and experienced leader to continue to lead this outward thinking Trust.
Pelham Academy Trust is a small Multi-Academy Trust based in the London Borough of Bexley. The Trust consists of two primary schools, Pelham Primary School and Normandy Primary School, both schools have an overall OFSTED rating of Good. Pelham Primary School is a two form entry school with a Nursery and a Hearing Impaired Provision. Normandy Primary School is a three form entry school with a Nursery. Both schools are popular within the Local Authority and pride themselves on their positive and inclusive ethos along with the many achievements they have gained over the years. Schools within the Trust retain their individuality, ethos, uniform and policies relevant to their school.
The Trust has a collaborative ethos which benefits staff at all levels within each school, cross Trust working and through the working with other schools across the Local Authority. The Trust currently delivers the NPQML and NPQSL on behalf of the London Institute, it is also part of the Teaching Schools Alliance. Although a Trust, it works in close partnership with the Local Authority in a variety of capacities.
There is a highly visible board of Trustees and Governors who have high expectations and aspirations for all leaders, staff and also for all groups of pupils to achieve their best and to prepare them with the skills for adult life. Trustees and Governors work with Leaders at all levels and as a consequence, there is a close and supportive working relationship.
If you would like to take advantage of this exciting opportunity for yourself and to develop the Trust further, then we would like to invite interested candidates to visit our schools, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a mutually convenient appointment to take place prior to 22nd January 2021. For further information about the trust, please visit: https://www.pelhamacademytrust.co.uk/ Further details about this vacancy are available to download from the downloads section below. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the post further please contact Claire Robinson on 0208 303 6556.
To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Once you have completed this, the form should be submitted via email to email@example.com. Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to Mrs C. Robinson, Pelham Primary School, Pelham Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4HL. The closing date for your application is as stated above.
References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.
This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.
The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.