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Seathorne Primary School
Competitive Salary plus relocation fees if applicable

Required from September 2019

Competitive salary plus relocation fees if applicable

Closing date: 14 February 2019 at midnight

Shortlisting: 15 February 2019

Interviews are to be held on: 27 February 2019


This is a rare and exciting opportunity to become the new leader with the team at Seathorne Primary School as it joins the Greenwood Academies Trust in September 2019, promoting and building on the recent and rapid improvements and the founding values of this amazing school and its pupils.


The school is situated in Skegness and caters for pupils from Nursery to Year 6. With the provision of a state of the art learning environment, all staff aim to ensure pupils have the very best opportunities to achieve the best outcomes possible.  The school has been supported by GAT since September 2018 working effectively with the community to set high expectations for pupils’ work and behavior. With much to do and achieve in the ever changing educational and technological landscape, are you looking for an environment that you can shape and grow even further with keen, hardworking and responsive pupils and staff?

The successful candidate will ensure the delivery a broad and balanced curriculum, mixing academic achievement and progress with the life skills and compassion that pupils need to thrive in the modern world. You will also work to continue to raise standards within the academy, identifying areas for development through evaluation and quality assurance whilst ensuring that Teaching and Learning are of a high standard.

Are you a leader who:

  • Values learning and pupils’ needs;
  • Has the drive and passion to ensure growth and significant improvements in the performance of all pupils;
  • Has an effective leadership style to encourage innovation and confidence amongst staff;
  • Has strong organisational skills and is relentlessness in instilling strategies to improve and raise standards;
  • Has significant experience of leading others and the ability to be able to set clear goals for staff performance and grow middle leadership;
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Has previously led a team of people through change and improvement.


In return, we are proud to offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn pupils;
  • A dedicated, hard-working and supportive staff who are values driven.


Being part of the Greenwood Academies Trust you will:

  • Receive opportunities to be innovative, creative and be supported and challenged by a expert and experienced team;
  • Be able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies locally and across the East Midlands;
  • Be fully supported by a Senior Education Adviser;
  • Be eligible to access bespoke development opportunities that will include first class training and CPD opportunities through the Greenwood Learning Alliance
  • Receive a generous employer pension contribution, childcare vouchers and access to our employee assistance programme.

Prospective candidates are warmly encouraged to visit the school on our open mornings or by arranged visits.

Open Mornings:

Friday 1st February 2019 from 9:30 – 12:30

Friday 8th February 2019 from 9:30 – 12:30

If you share our values and wish to be part of a leading education provider, we would welcome your application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulation.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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