Job Vacancies


Leadership Spine 18 – 22 (£59,857 to £66,017)

Required from September 2018

East Herrington Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a new Headteacher following the promotion of the current post holder to the role of Trust CEO. The role of Headteacher will be a key post within a young and developing multi-academy trust.

East Herrington Primary Academy is a highly successful, exciting and caring school where children thrive, and is a partner in Balmoral Learning Trust. We are proud of our school and everything that it accomplishes. The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a Headteacher who will support us in our outstanding journey.

The Headteacher will lead a strong senior leadership team in collaboration and partnership with the Local Governing Body, as well as contributing to the strategic success of Balmoral Learning Trust as a member of the Headteacher Board.

The successful applicant will:

• Have a strong commitment to sustaining school improvement
• Be committed to the safeguarding and well-being of children
• Be passionate about raising standards and committed to developing the potential of every child
• Maintain a focus on excellence in teaching and learning through an enriched curriculum
• Have proven leadership and management skills
• Be approachable, receptive and able to challenge, motivate and inspire others
• Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
• Be prepared to work in partnership with others to support school improvement leading to educational excellence
• Be engaged in strategic educational issues and willing to contribute to a wider Trust agenda, bringing success to all
our schools

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office on 0191 553 5986 or email to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: 12:00 noon Monday 16th April 2018
Interview Dates: 24th and 25th April 2018

East Herrington Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks and completion of a disqualification by association declaration form (Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009)

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