Head Teacher

Bedford, Bedfordshire
£55,000 - £75,000
29 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

<p>ADVANTAGE SCHOOLS &nbsp;is seeking an innovative &amp; collaborative</p> <p><strong>HEAD TEACHER for ELSTOW SCHOOL</strong><br /> Abbey Fields Road, Bedford, MK42 9GP<br /> NOR: 420<br /> From January 2018<br /> Salary: &nbsp;£ 55,000 - £75,000<br /> (negotiable depending on experience &amp; performance)<br /> &nbsp;<br /> This is an exciting opportunity to build on the strengths of our school and to continue the journey of this happy, vibrant learning community.<br /> We are looking to appoint a leader who is personally committed to excellence, passionate about learning and raising standards of attainment, committed to our ethos of developing the whole child, and ensuring that our values are embedded to provide a broad, rigorous, knowledge-rich education.&nbsp;</p> <p>We are seeking to appoint someone who is an excellent communicator, with good interpersonal skills and the ability to enthuse, challenge, support and motivate pupils, staff and parents. We expect that our Head Teacher will fulfil the aspirations of Advantage Schools to further improve the quality of teaching and learning as well as develop proactive partnerships and ladders of opportunity across the wider community.&nbsp;</p> <p>Elstow School is a special place where children are safe, secure, happy, motivated and excited about their learning. The staff are forward thinking, approachable, caring, knowledgeable and highly creative. &nbsp;Pupils enjoy coming to school and they thrive in a fully inclusive atmosphere where staff have high expectations of what they will achieve and how they will behave - (Ofsted 2016 "The behaviour of pupils is outstanding")</p> <p><strong>If this sounds appealing to you and you would like a copy of the Head Teacher Information Pack please click the apply button</strong></p> <p>Applications for the position close NOON THURSDAY 18th May 2017<br /> Interviews will be held across Tuesday &amp; Wednesday 23rd / 24th May 2017</p> <p>Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).&nbsp;Advantage Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.<br /> &nbsp;</p>