Aspire Academy Trust

Head of School - Bude Primary Academy - Juniors

Type of Position:Head of Academy
Salary:Up to L14
Start Date:1st January 2021
Closing Date: 30th September 2020 Midday

Bude Primary Academy – respect, learn, achieve

Aspire Academy Trust, a partnership of 28 Cornish primary schools, seeks to appoint a permanent Head of School for Bude Primary Academy - Juniors from January 2021.

Bude Primary Academy (BPA) is a partnership of separate two-form entry Junior and Infant schools, with an ARB, who work closely together to serve the Bude community. The two schools are side by side opposite the school field with a sea view!

One Vision, one Mission;

Bude Infant School, Bude Junior School,

For all our children.

Applications are welcome from candidates with significant senior leadership experience in KS2 and a proven track-record of raising standards, especially for disadvantaged pupils and those with additional needs. This post would be a good first headship as the school’s strategic partner will provide ongoing support and guidance. The Junior school is on a rapidly improving trajectory with exciting plans for curriculum development in 2020/21. The Trust is seeking the right person to lead the already established vision.

We want to be a school where:

Everyone will feel safe, nurtured and valued.

There will be fun and laughter.

Learning will provide daily opportunities for children to explore the world around them.

A creative approach will overcome barriers.

High aspirations for the future are shared by all.

Aspire is committed to the professional development of all its staff and heads of school are provided with a rich programme of professional development. Leaders at all levels enjoy effective support from the core services team.

The Trust is looking for someone committed to leading the school to be the dynamic, creative, inclusive and highly effective education community that it has the potential to be.

What we do:

We are passionate about children succeeding.

We embrace diversity.

We make learning fun for everyone.

We strive for continuous improvement.

We are open-minded and creative.

We are a professional team.

Visits to the school are not currently possible due to Covid-19 restrictions but phone calls for an informal discussion are welcome. Please contact Jo Osborne, the school’s Strategic Partner and Acting Head on 07712 343458.

Please note the proposed interview dates are 6th & 7th October 2020

Completed application forms can be emailed to or returned via post to:

Aspire Academy Trust, Unit 20, St Austell Business Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4FD

Please note that we do not accept CVs

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