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Chief Executive Officer - Larwood Academy Trust

Employer
LARWOOD SCHOOL
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Chief Executive Officer

Salary Range: L28 - L31 ( LAT payscale ) £83,990 - £90,391 pa

Optional : Residential accommodation on site

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Larwood Academy Trust
Larwood Drive
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 5BZ

Contact details : Sandra Fitzpatrick, Trust Finance & HR Manager

Telephone Number: 07522 792942

Contact email : sandra.fitzpatrick@larwood.herts.sch.uk

Job Start Date: Summer term 2022

Larwood Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and currently comprises one primary and one secondary SEMH school, with 150 pupils and 88 staff colleagues. This is an exciting time to join us at Larwood Academy Trust as we build on past success and help shape and improve the future of special needs children in our community.

If successful, your key priorities would be:
  • to provide effective strategic leadership of our Trust and its academies in line with the Vision and Ethos of the Trust;
  • to be a trusted and visible ambassador for our Trust, both internally with its key stakeholders, and externally with organisations such as the DfE, LEA, ESFA, parents and other interested groups;
  • to inspire educational excellence and demonstrate high levels of integrity, in collaboration with Trustees and senior leadership teams;
  • to ensure that there is a strong focus on the wellbeing and professional growth of colleagues, so that the best possible education is being delivered to our pupils, whilst ensuring our colleagues remain happy, motivated and engaged in school life.

Why join Larwood Academy Trust ?

Our Trust is a fantastic place to work, made up of colleagues who all have a passion for the development and well-being of some of the most vulnerable pupils in our community. We are proud of our culture of wellbeing, professional growth, and collaboration which contributes to positive pupil outcomes. We actively strive to improve year on year, challenging ourselves with internal and external independent scrutiny.
We can offer you many benefits including a bespoke payscale, on site accommodation ( optional ), Medicash scheme membership.

How to apply :

Please see the link to a full pack of information covering this role.

Please complete the separate application form.
In addition, you are asked to provide a personal statement of no more than 2 A4 pages detailing:
• Why this role attracts you.
• How your experience, competencies and skills align to the criteria in the person specification, with evidence of impact from your career track record.

We welcome visits to our schools from interested candidates. Arrangements can be made for on site visits or to have an informal discussion with the Chair of Trustees at a mutually convenient time. Please email sandra.fitzpatrick@larwood.herts.sch with your contact details to arrange this.

Completed application form and personal statement should be emailed to:
Sandra Fitzpatrick, Trust Finance & HR Manager for Larwood Academy Trust.
Email : sandra.fizpatrick@larwood.herts.sch.uk

Or sent by post to:
Mrs Sandra Fitzpatrick
Trust Finance & HR Manager
Larwood Academy Trust
Larwood Drive
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 5BZ

Closing date for all applications : 5th November 2021

Shortlisting outcomes will be advised by : 12th November 2021

Assessments and Interviews will be held on : 16th and 17th November 2021 at Larwood School Stevenage and Brandles School Baldock.

Start date: Summer term 2022.

Please note that references will be requested only for shortlisted candidates, but prior to interview.

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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