Vacancies

Assistant Principal

Hours of work: Full time

Start date: 1st January 2019

Salary: L4 – L8 £42,398 - £46,799

Location: Bulford St Leonard's Primary School

Contract Term: Permanent

‘Transforming Life Chances’

Bulford St Leonards CE Primary School is an academy within the Salisbury Plain Academies Trust and is seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal.

This is an opportunity for an existing inspirational leader who thrives on school improvement and team work. The successful applicant will bring their own strengths and skills to add to our enthusiastic, hard working leaders and whole school team.

As a Director of Learning, your curriculum knowledge and the ability to inspire children, staff and the community will help propel the school through this next, exciting stage in its journey.

Considering the latest educational research and best practice will be part of this role, alongside the development of pedagogy and our curriculum offer to all students.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be able to evidence their impact on pupil achievement as a middle or senior leader

  • Be able to think strategically and creatively

  • Be able to coach, mentor and inspire others

  • Be organised and thorough

  • Be able to develop and lead systems within the school

Your role as SPA Assistant Principal will give you supported opportunities to further secure your own leadership confidence. You will work closely with the Principal and wider MAT leadership team to impact effectively on whole school improvement.

Our partnership approach will give you the opportunity to engage with leadership beyond the confines of a single school.

If you are an excellent classroom practitioner, already a leader in your own school and are inspired and excited by the prospect of this role, you could be the person for us.

Visits to the school are welcomed and recommended so please contact Jo Trickett, Principal on 01980 632309 for further details or to arrange a tour.

How to apply for this post

Assistant Principal Application Pack

Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Please complete the application form and the recruitment monitoring form that accompany this vacancy. You should also submit a personal statement, which should be no longer than two sides of A4, and should explain why you are applying for the post, why you are suitable for the post and what qualities and experience you will bring to the role.

Under the reference section, you should provide the names, positions, organisations, email addresses and telephone contact numbers of at least two referees, one of whom must be your current employer. Please note, we will be seeking references during the short-listing process.

Most of our communication will be done via email but we would appreciate it if you could provide daytime, evening and mobile contact numbers.

Our preferred method of application submission is via email recruitment@salisburyplainacademies.org.uk Please upload your application form and personal statement ensuring that the file name contains your forename and surname.

Please note that you should receive confirmation of your application within 3 working days.

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested in applying for this post. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st October 2018 (5.00pm)

Interview date: Tuesday 16th October 2018

Academies Estates Manager

Start date:                    As soon as the right candidate is available    

Salary:                         Grade H (£23,111 – £25,463 per annum)

Hours of work:             37 hours, 52 weeks per year with 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

Location:                     Within the vicinities of Larkhill, Durrington, Bulford, and Salisbury

Contract Term:             Permanent

Salisbury Plain Academies are now recruiting for an Academies Estates Manager to work across our 4 primary schools.

Salisbury Plain Academies are delighted to be making an appointment for an Academies Estates Manager to work across our 4 primary school sites.  Salisbury Plain Academies Multi Academy Trust (SPA) is a group of five schools - one infant, three primaries and a secondary situated within the heart of Salisbury Plain. Just off the A303 near Stonehenge, the schools are easily accessible from Salisbury, Andover, Warminster, Marlborough and other surrounding areas.

All our academies collaborate very closely as a family of schools, sharing school improvement strategies and supporting one another. A group of academies working together provides a powerful tool for school improvement and for raising standards.

As the academy trust grows and more capital funding is allocated, we seek an inspiring and ambitious Estates Manager to ensure our primary school sites are welcoming, safe and secure learning environments that we can be proud of. The ideal candidate will be conscientious, self-motivated and dedicated to making an immediate and positive difference.

Interested candidates should be keen, motivated and reliable and have:

  • an excellent working knowledge of the maintaining H&S compliance in a premises environment

  • a proven track record of practical maintenance skills

  • an excellent understanding of services within a building such as boilers, heating, lighting and water management

  • the ability to promote good customer relationships

  • experience of managing staff

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit any/all of our academy sites, please call us on 01980 634874 to arrange visits.

If you have any questions regarding any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact our recruitment team  recruitment@salisburyplainacademies.org.uk

How to apply for this post

Please complete the application form and the recruitment monitoring form that accompany this vacancy.

Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Job Description and Person Specification

Write a personal statement to accompany your application form, outlining why you should be considered for this post, addressing the responsibilities of the post outlined in the job description and person specification. Please do not exceed 3 sides of A4

Our preferred method of application submission is via email recruitment@salisburyplainacademies.org.uk Please upload your application form and personal statement ensuring that the file name contains your forename and surname.

Please note that you should receive confirmation of your application within 3 working days.

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested in applying for this post. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th September 2018 (9.00am)

Date of interview:  To be confirmed

Bulford St Leonard’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.