Diocese of ChichesterDiocese of Chichester

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  • Chief Executive Officer

    Type: Education (Schools) By: Diocese of Chichester When: 31 January 2018

    We are seeking an energetic and dynamic CEO to lead the Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust to its next stage. A person with significant educational experience and passion to embed the Trusts vision. In addition, a commitment to ensure quality education for the children in our academies ensuring they all achieve their maximum potential. 

    The Trust is at an exciting point in its development. Starting in 2014 with its Head Office in Hove, East Sussex, DCAT has expanded to six academies to include five primaries and one secondary, educating 3000+ pupils and employing 500+ staff in Hastings, Eastbourne and Chichester. DCAT is in advanced conversations with other schools across the Diocese who want to join the Trust. This will enable the Trust to be in a strong position to expand whilst ensuring school improvement and educational support. 

    Deadline for applications is 31 January 2018

    We welcome visits to our academies. For further information Tel: 01273 425001 or email:- contact@dcat.academy


    Safeguarding:- The Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. New members of staff will be required to apply for Disclosure Service certification as part of the School’s staff recruitment process.

  • Head Teacher, Brighton and Hove

    Type: Education (Schools) By: Diocese of Chichester When: 26 February 2018

    St Margaret's C E Primary School Rottingdean

    Brighton and Hove

    Closing date:26 Feb 2018
    Start date: April 2018 or September 2018
    Contract type: Full Time
    Contract term: Permanent
    Salary: L12-L18

    The Governors seek to appoint an energetic and dynamic leader who has proven leadership experience at senior management level of driving achievement, who champions inclusion and values the contribution that everyone in the school community can make.

    At St Margaret’s, we aim to provide a safe, caring environment where all children are able to enjoy their learning and thrive. Our school vision is that ‘together through Christ’, our children will be:

    • Responsible and Resilient 
    • Thoughtful and Tolerant 
    •  Confident and Caring 
    •  Lifelong Learners

    The successful candidate will have had experience and involvement in developing a curriculum that encourages participation and engagement, to ensure that every child achieves their potential and is well placed for their journey of lifelong learning.

    We can offer you:

    • Children who are eager to learn, well behaved and very proud of their school 
    • An appetite for creativity and continuous improvement 
    • A dedicated, caring and experienced staff team 
    • A supportive and committed Governing Body 
    • An engaged and enthusiastic parent community

    We are looking for a Head Teacher who:

    • Has high expectations, vision and initiative 
    • Is a strategic thinker 
    • Is a respected and inspirational leader 
    • Is an excellent communicator 
    • Is passionate about the education of children

    Applicants should be Christians who are able to maintain and develop the Anglican ethos of our school.

    Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the school. Please contact the School Business Manager, Fleur Piddlesden by email at fleurpiddlesden@stmargarets.brighton-hove.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

    Completed application forms accepted online via the link below or email/post to the school address for the attention of school business manager Fleur Piddlesden.

    Closing date: midnight 26th February 2018

    Interview dates: 21st & 22nd March 2018

    The Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, an enhanced DBS Certificate.

    Brighton and Hove City Council is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

    Follow School - St Margaret's C E Primary School Rottingdean
    Address: Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 7HB, United Kingdom
    Telephone: +44 1273 303109

  • Headteacher Central CE Academy

    Type: Education (Schools) By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Headteacher to the Trust to lead Central CE Academy, Chichester from Easter 2018. We need a resilient, dynamic, innovative practitioner with proven experience of rapid school improvement who will take full advantage of the freedoms an academy can offer in journeying towards educational excellence. 

    Fully supported by the Trust, the candidate will provide robust strategic leadership and direction in ensuring a child-centred approach to education that enables continuous progressive improvement for all pupils' learning. Fostering confidence, ambition and motivation in staff, the candidate will promote and deliver a positive exciting and relevant learning experience for pupils, where teaching and learning will be consistently good. 

    Central is a junior academy situated within 5 minutes' walk of the thriving historic city centre and cathedral. As a distinctive Christian academy, DCAT have aspirations for it to be the junior school of choice, striving for excellence and rooted in the life of the city and diocese. 

    We welcome visits to the academy. Tel: 01273 425001 or email: contact@dcat.academy. To find out more please visit our website where you can download an information pack and application form. http://www.dcat.academy/

    Safeguarding:- The Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust and Central CE Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. New members of staff will be required to apply for Disclosure Service certification as part of the School’s staff recruitment process.

  • Headteacher (St John's Meads C of E Primary)

    Type: Education (Schools) By: Diocese of Chichester When: 5 March 2018

    Hours of work: Full time Teachers' Hours
    Working pattern: Full-time

    Closing date: Noon, Monday 5 Marth 2018
    Shortlisting date:
    Wednesday 7 March 2018
    Interview date: Tuesday 31 March – Wednesday 14 March 2018

    For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
    Kate Wright
    Direct line: 01223-907-973
    Mobile: 07901-585-959
    Email: kwright@academicis.co.uk
    Website: www.meads.e-sussex.sch.uk

    Please note, we do not accept CVs. 

    About the Role

    Do you have the vision, effective leadership qualities and the essential people skills to be an motivating leader? Would you welcome the opportunity to promote creative partnerships and collaborative working with other local schools? The Board of Governors at St John’s Meads are looking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Headteacher to build on recent achievements and bring their own fresh ideas to take the school forward. Our new Headteacher should have a proven track record of effective leadership, raising standards and successful school improvement and should also promote excellence, equality and high expectations for all. Our school is a popular, oversubscribed, one-form entry, Voluntary Aided Primary School situated in Meads village, on the western edge of Eastbourne where the South Downs National Park meets the sea. In June 2016, OFSTED rated the school as good and at the recent SIAMS inspection in April 2017 it was rated Outstanding. There is a strong Christian ethos evidenced through our ‘Rainbow Vision’ which underpins our caring and inclusive environment, where children are happy, safe and secure and thrive in everything they do.

    Our new Headteacher will have:

    • The best interests of the children at the heart of all their decisions. 
    • Excellent leadership and organisational skills. 
    • The ability to build on success and manage change. 
    • Good inter-personal skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire the staff team.
    • The ability to form excellent relationships with children, parents, staff, governors, and local community. 
    • Empathy, good humour and resilience. 
    • A genuine commitment to the Christian ethos of the school . 

    In return we can offer you:

    • A caring community of children who are courteous, welcoming, enthusiastic, eager to learn and proud of their school. 
    • A staff team who are keen to continue the development of their skills and competencies. 
    • Supportive parents who assist across the school through volunteering and raising funds. 
    • Experienced and supportive governors who are committed to excellence and school improvement. 
    • A place where Christian values are embedded in school practice. 
    • Strong links with our local Church and Diocese. 
    • A fantastic location near the sea and the South Downs with opportunities for beach and forest schools.

    Please see our short video for a glimpse of our school community and the qualities we’re looking for in our new Headteacher: youtu.be/CNlUzBAYGMg You are encouraged and warmly invited to visit St John’s Meads Primary School, prior to submitting an application. The Chair of Governors would be delighted to meet you and show you round so that you can see the school in action and have an opportunity to ask any questions. 

    For further information or to arrange a school visit, please contact Kate Wright by email or Academicis on: T: 01223-907-973 M: 07901 585 959 E: kwright@academicis.co.uk

    Available documents

    A full detail of the post can be found here.

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