Head of School

St Chads Academies Trust
Bloxwich, Walsall
L 12- L16 (£55,339 – £61,167, starting salary is based on experience)
16 Jun 2022
28 Jun 2022
Job Ref
Chloe Norton
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JOB TITLE:  HEAD OF SCHOOL  LOCATION:  ALL SAINTS NATIONAL ACADEMY                    Grade:  L12-16                                                               
Salary:   L 12- L16 (£55,339 – £61,167, starting salary is based on experience) 

PURPOSE OF JOB: To carry out such duties of a Head of School, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (‘the Document’) You will be responsible for:  Complete responsibility for the running of academy on behalf of the Executive Principal, undertaking all relevant Principal duties in the absence of the Executive Principal. Lead for the effective leadership of EYFS

RESPONSIBILITY LINKS Reports to: Executive Principal Responsible for: Employees at St Peter’s CofE Primary Academy



• To work with the Executive Headteacher at all levels of administration planning and delivery at both a strategic level and on a day-to-day basis

• To play a major role alongside the Executive Headteacher in the implementation of the aims and objectives of the Trust  

• Ensuring equality of opportunity  

• Ensure the nature and Christian ethos of the academy are securely embedded and promoted in the life and work of the academy

• Ensure that the academy’s Christian Distinctiveness is central to the day to day running of the academy


• To support the Executive Headteacher in the appointment and deployment of staff and to take a leading role in the performance management of all staff as requested, linking to the academy’s development priorities
• To manage teaching, support and clerical staff on a day-to-day basis, and to oversee the work of contractors and other non-academy employees working on site
• Be involved in setting, managing and monitoring the academy budget in order to be able to manage resources and aspects of the budget effectively on a day-to-day basis on the ‘home site’, helping the Executive Headteacher and School Business Manager to demonstrate ‘Best Value’
• To lead EYFS and KS1 including the development and monitoring of effective practice  Effort Demands
• To model both teacher and leader, coaching and directing staff within and outside the classroom, as an exemplar of practice
• To support new teachers, students, supply staff and work experience students in the academy  Responsibilities
• The evaluation of the day to day performance of the academy and the staff/pupil outcomes and support the Executive Headteacher in analysing this and recording within the SEF
• Support the creation of the academy’s development plan and the ongoing cycle of review • To take a lead in monitoring and tracking progress, in target setting and in raising of standards throughout the academy
• To ensure that all statutory assessment, recording and reporting procedures are followed in accordance with national requirements
• To promote effective communication throughout the academy  
• To develop, support and maintain a purposeful and stimulating environment for learning and teaching • To provide a high standard of duty of care for staff and pupils and to comply with all legislation and guidance relating to child protection
• To promote high standards of behaviour throughout the academy and to play a high profile role in all matters of behaviour which may not need the direct intervention of the Executive Head • To be an effective team leader, coach and mentor encouraging and supporting the professional development of all staff • To draw up all rotas for the day-to-day smooth running of the academy, allocating or delegating duties and responsibilities to staff as necessary 
 • To lead Collectiv e Worship and play a significant role in maintaining close worship links with the Church and the Diocese of Lichfield

To foster good relationships with staff, parents and governors and to maintain effective communication with all stakeholders

To ensure com pliance with Safeguarding and Health & Safety legislation Any other duties which are commensurate with the grading of the post