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Vacancy for Principal

20th April 2018

Due to the resignation of the current Principal, to take up the post of Director of Learning and School Improvement for SUAT, the Trustees of the Staffordshire University Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a new Principal to lead the further development of the academy, from September 1st 2018.

The Trustees and the Local Governing Body, wish to appoint a substantive Principal who is an innovative and highly motivated leader. You will have the drive, passion and personality to continue the considerable progress that has been made under the current Principal and be prepared to meet the challenge of becoming an outstanding school. Self-motivated and ambitious you will drive the vision of the academy, further developing the rich and challenging curriculum and the present culture of high expectations and opportunity. You will provide professional leadership for the academy, within the multi academy trust, which secures its continued success and improvement.

You will bring a strong track record of school improvement and will actively embrace working closely and collaboratively with the Trustees, the Local Governing Body, the Diocese, staff and pupils to develop this academy into a truly outstanding community resource. To the right candidate, this post will be an extremely rewarding experience, an opportunity to really make a difference and lead the academy into the next exciting phase of its development.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday May 1st; shortlisting will take place at 4pm on Wednesday May 2nd 2018. Completed applications to be emailed to khollins@suatrust.co.uk

To arrange a tour of the academy please contact the Principal, Tracy Ward principal@stedwardscheddleton.co.uk

Successful candidates will be informed by email on Thursday May 3rd 2018

Interviews will take place on Thursday May 17th and Friday May 18th 2018

To apply and for further details please visit either www.suatrust.co.uk or http://www.stedwardscheddleton.co.uk/

Trust Introductory Letter

Application Form

Application Guidance Notes

Staffordshire University Recruitment Monitoring Form

Principal Person Specification

Principal Job Description

SUAT Strategic Plan 2016 - 2019

 

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