Headteacher – Horton Park Primary School

Primary Schools
Horton Park Primary School, an Exceed Academies Trust School
Full time
Dawnay Road, Bradford, BD5 9LQ
£61,165 to £70,744

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Horton Park Primary School.

Following the recent departure of the Executive Headteacher, Exceed Academies Trust is now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Headteacher to lead Horton Park Primary School from September 2021.

Horton Park is a vibrant two-form entry primary school for children aged 4 to 11 years old with 425 pupils currently on roll. The school boasts excellent facilities and the recent addition of a Key Stage One School Led Resource Provision, which caters for the needs of children with generic complex needs.

Located in the heart of the Canterbury estate, within the culturally diverse Great Horton area and just 10 minutes’ walk from Bradford city centre, the school possesses an excellent reputation within the local and wider community. Horton Park is a school with big ambitions where ‘everyone learns to succeed’, working together to provide every child with a brilliant start to their school life.

Horton Park Primary School joined Exceed Academies Trust on 1 December 2016, a one of 3 founding schools, and has been an integral part in establishing and developing the Multi Academy Trust into the successful and highly regarded organisation it is today.

Exceed Academies Trust believe that successful schools develop their own identity and individuality and are best placed to meet their own community’s needs. We believe that partnership working, the sharing of good practice and being outward facing as an organisation supports our aims and leads to outstanding results.

This post is a unique opportunity for an outstanding and ambitious, existing senior leader with extensive primary teaching experience to work alongside the existing senior leadership team to enhance education in Bradford alongside furthering their career.

Reporting directly to the CEO and additionally working in close collaboration with other leadership colleagues across the organisation, the Headteacher at Horton Park Primary School will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of one of our flagship schools. The successful candidate will develop and direct this consistently good school on its progressive journey to becoming an outstanding provider of primary education in the city of Bradford.

Visits are welcomed however are strictly by appointment only, week commencing 8th March 2021 and are subject to COVID-19 safety measures.

Please contact Emma Hendry, Chief HR Officer on 01274 086494 or 07967 390793 or email emmahendry@exceedacademiestrust.co.uk for an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, to arrange a visit appointment or to request an application pack.

Application packs can also be downloaded below and from The Trust Website.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 12th March 2021

Interviews: week of 22nd March 2021

Please submit completed applications to recruitment@exceedacademiestrust.co.uk

Exceed Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

12 March 2021, 12:00 PM

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