Department: The Forest Academy
Reporting to: Principal
Salary within the range: Scale Point – L5-9 £42,597-£47,491 – starting point within the range dependent upon experience
An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Forest. The Forest Academy has enjoyed a period of rapid improvement in recent years which has seen the school transform from well below national to above in many areas. We are looking for the right person to join our team and play a significant role in our next steps in our plan towards exceptional provision for our young people. The success of Forest is underpinned by a dynamic, driven and highly motivated team of professionals and is, essentially, a fun place to be. Whilst there are easier schools to work in than Forest, there are none which offer the range of challenges, successes and opportunities to be part of something magical that we do. We offer our young people the guidance they need to make good choices about their daily endeavours; choices which will open up opportunities for our pupils far beyond their time at Forest. We genuinely believe that our children have infinite potential and it is our job to unleash it.
Forest is a part of Wellspring Academy Trust, a growing Multi-Academy Trust which is fully committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We work in strong partnership with our sister schools within Barnsley – Oakhill Primary Academy and Oakwell Rise Primary Academy – and also Wellspring schools which offer expertise in SEMH and SEND in Barnsley, Springwell and Greenacre. We are fully committed to the professional development of our colleagues and in this role you will be invited to participate in a series of Leadership Development days, leading to your rapid development in school leadership. Those with an ambition towards Headship should be especially keen to apply.
As the Trust continues to grow our roles offer pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people; collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction training and ongoing professional development support are guaranteed. There will be a broad range of opportunities for you to realise your professional vision and ambitions within the Trust.
We are interested in hearing from people who:
If you feel you could be the person we are looking for, please get in touch to arrange a visit to Forest.
Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be take up prior to interview.
|Reporting to||Executive Principal / Head of School|
|Duration of Post||Permanent|
|Work Commitment||Monday – Friday|
|Salary||Scale Point – L5-9 – £42,597 -£47,491 – dependent upon experience|
|Start date||As soon as possible|
|Closing date||Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 12 noon|
|Shortlisting||Wednesday 18th October 2017|
|Interview date||To be confirmed|
|Applications||Please contact Lucy Hodges for an application pack or to arrange a tour of the school:
Telephone: 01226 284719