Empower Learning Academy Trust
HACTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
Chepstow Avenue, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6AU
Tel: 01708 443991
Fax: 01708 450475
Headteacher: Mr N P L Emes
Hours: Full Time
Salary: L21-27 (Outer London) FTE £68,559- £78,905 p.a.
Additional group allowance for Executive Director role
Start Date: As soon as possible
Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives
This exciting position presents twin opportunities for an exceptional candidate. Firstly, you will be required to fulfil the role of Headteacher of Hacton Primary School and secondly, to act as the Executive Director of Empower Learning Academy Trust's developing Primary Hub.
Hacton Primary School is truly an outstanding place to be. Its consistent high performance and excellent reputation are a testament to the love for learning culture that pervades all aspects of its work. Hacton Primary School is one big happy family in which everyone genuinely cares for one another, everyone is known personally, and all individuals feel supported and valued.
This exciting position will require you to build on the enduring success of the school to maintain its "Outstanding" status and its strong ethos whilst nudging it forward to address the challenges that lie ahead in the broader educational landscape.
The Executive Director function is a system leadership role, working closely with the Trust's CEO to attract local primary schools into the Trust and support other headteachers with their school improvement journeys so that their schools best serve the pupils and communities in which they sit. The successful candidate will need to believe in and help deliver the Trust's vision for education in and around Havering.
Most likely, you will be a current headteacher, able to demonstrate the impact of your leadership on the improvement journey of the school(s) you had led. Evidence of working with schools beyond your own institution in order to improve the quality of education they deliver would be a strong advantage. You will be personable with children and adults and a dynamic, engaging leader able to motivate others and distribute leadership effectively. You will share ELAT's values of: Passion; Respect: Inclusion: Challenge and Openness.
Hacton Primary School was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2015 and became part of the Empower Learning Academy Trust (ELAT) in September 2018 to be the lead school within the Trust's soon to be formed Primary Hub. The school also has a specially resourced hearing impaired unit. The current Headteacher has led the school to sustained excellence over 16 years and has undertaken extensive groundwork for the Primary Hub. Having led the school into the Trust to help secure his legacy, he intends to retire at the end of this academic year.
ELAT (www.elatrust.co.uk )is a small, local trust with strong values. We believe that teaching really can be transformational for students' lives. Our Teaching School and our focused school improvement support show evidence that we "walk the talk". The headteacher will benefit from the support of our CEO who is a National Leader of Education.
Empower Learning Academy Trust
Headteacher, Hacton Primary School / Executive Director of Primary Hub
Please apply online.
For further information about our Trust please go to https://elatrust.co.uk/
Further information: Please contact Mrs Sue Holgate, HR Manager, on 01708 730244 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an equal opportunities employer applicants are welcome regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Hacton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.