Headteacher - Riverside Academy
School: Riverside Academy, Newbold Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1EH
Salary: £55600 - £64417 (L15-L21) dependant on experience
Start date:September 2018
Closing date 7th March 2018
Riverside Academy is a one form entry school for children aged 3-11 years old.There are approximately 240 in the school which is situated in the village of Newbold-On-Avon on the outskirts of Rugby.
The position arises due to the retirement of our Headteacher who has successfully led the school over the last six years.
The village has a real sense of community with the secondary school situated immediately next door.
As a team, we are passionate for all children to achieve to the very best of their ability.We aim to encourage their independence, resilience and confidence to take advantage of every opportunity and challenge to become lifelong learners. We encourage the children to take responsibility for their learning, to be able to recognize their progress and know their next steps to develop further. As part of our commitment to the children we constantly try to improve our provision. We encourage open staff debate to provide innovative learning and exciting experiences to boost their understanding, use of vocabulary and self esteem.
We value the contribution made by all stakeholders to support the children’s learning and have an established Parent Forum, Children’s Council and Junior Leadership Team.
The school is well supported by a strong team of Governors.
Riverside Academy was rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2014.
Working in collaboration with all stakeholders we aim to inspire and nurture happy and confident children through exciting experiences and a learning environment that is:
Engaging where children have a real thirst for knowledge through a creative and broad curriculum.
Challenging and meaningful lessons which entice children to work harder, think differently and apply their knowledge in different ways.
Inclusive where all children achieve personal excellence no matter what their starting point is.
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher with a clear strategic vision for improving the school’s effectiveness and raising standards through strong and inspiring leadership and management.
Be an inspirational leader with a proven track record of effective leadership and sustaining standards.
Have a passion for teaching and learning with high expectations of staff and pupils.
Have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
Be committed to developing and empowering staff ensuring continual professional development, support and trust.
Continue to build on positive relationships with parents, governors and the wider community.
We can offer:
Staff with a passion to learn.
Enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.
The benefits of being part of the forward thinking REAch2 Academy Trust (one of the most successful primary trusts in the country).
A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country.
A strong team of Governors who aim to make sure that each child is enabled to be the best they can.
Riverside Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.An enhanced DBS is essential for this role.
For an informal discussion please contact Linda Thomas, Chair of Governors.
Please apply via Reach2 Academy Trust website. Only completed application forms will be considered as CV's will not be accepted.
Please submit your completed application form by closing date 7th March 2018
Shortlisting will take place on 9th March 2018 and successful applicants will be informed about the arrangements for interview on 9th March 2018.
Interviews will be held on the 21st March 2018.
Visits prior to application are positively encouraged. You will be shown around by our current Headteacher Sue Dutton.
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