Ormiston Sudbury Academy has a reputation as a caring, community school where students thrive. We are looking for a principal to lead this school which plays a significant role in the community it serves. The current principal has led the school superbly for over 10 years, achieving and maintaining an Ofsted good judgement throughout this time. Her decision to retire makes this the perfect time for a new principal to join Ormiston Sudbury Academy and build upon these solid foundations.
About Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT):
We are a values led, national education charity and one of the largest multi academy trust’s (MAT) in England, underpinned by our founder, Peter Murray’s belief that every child should be given a chance to thrive. With almost 5,000 staff and 30,000 pupils across 43 academies, we have been around since 2009 making us one of the longest established trusts.
We serve pupils from a wide range of communities, all with their unique character, strengths and challenges. Our sole purpose is to provide OAT pupils with excellent learning opportunities, inside and outside the classroom and we are determined that every one of our young people will be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations.
Our vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential, whether going on to study at a leading university or entering the world of work.
About the job:
The purpose of the role is to develop and sustain exceptional educational provision which will transform the future life opportunities of all pupils at Ormiston Sudbury Academy. This role reports into an established regional director who will provide support, challenge and guidance. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with principals across the regional and whole trust networks to secure the very best outcomes for the students they serve. There is more information about Ormiston Sudbury Academy in the attached recruitment pack and at Ormiston Sudbury Academy. We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you about the job and the school, and contact details can be found below under ‘how to apply’.
You are an exceptional leader with a proven track record and experience of senior management as a principal, vice principal or similar. Naturally, you will be supportive of the aims of OAT and believe in our values, vision and mission.
In return, we will offer you an extremely supportive working environment and commitment to your continued professional development. In addition to a competitive salary, the package offered includes private health insurance for you and your family and membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
How to apply:
Applications with supporting statements should be submitted through the OAT Careers page by 1pm on Thursday 2 February 2023.
Discussions about the role and the academy are strongly encouraged with the education director, Richard Dolding. Please contact Richard directly by email to email@example.com.
Interested applicants can also arrange a tour of the academy by contacting Jackie Warren (the principal’s PA) by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01787 375131
Your letter of application/supporting statement should be included within the electronic form at the section entitled “cover letter/personal statement”. Please ensure that you address the selection criteria detailed in the person specification in the application pack.
OAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS and barred list check.
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