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Head of School

08 Jun 2021   |   Springwell Learning Community   |   L21 - L25 or L28 depending on experience
Start  Date September 2021 or January 2022
Salary L28 – L32
Closing Date Wednesday 23rd June 2021, 8am
Interview Date Wednesday 30th June 2021
Applications Please email completed applications to

Do you share our vision of an inclusive education system where staff teams work together for the specific needs of children and young people?

Are you an exceptional leader who wants to make a real difference to the lives of children for social, emotional and mental health difficulties?

We are currently looking for a Head of School who is:

▪ An experienced leader, with the ability to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment.
▪ Passionate about the curriculum and knows what outstanding teaching and learning looks like.
▪ Able to lead the school on a day-to-day basis with advice and guidance from the Executive Team.

We need a leader who is highly motivated, with imagination and focus to join us on our journey. Only the very best will do as our children deserve only the best. If you are a great leader, if you are dedicated to improving the life chances of children and have the ability to help both staff and pupils shine, please get in touch!

For more information about the role, please speak to Sarah Wilson, Executive Principal. To make an appointment, please call Sarah Elliot on 01226 291133.

To apply, please download and complete a Wellspring application form and submit, via email, alongside a letter of application. This letter should outline why you feel your experience makes you a strong applicant for this exciting opportunity. It should not exceed two sides of A4.

Please note that candidates are expected to demonstrate all the essential criteria and have a strong communication skills.

The Wellspring Academy Trust takes its duty to safeguard the young people with which it works seriously. All Wellspring Team Members are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

All applicants should complete the attached Equal Opportunities form. Please click this link

Application Form

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