Stanchester Academy
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
  • Closing date: Friday February 26th, 2021 3:00pm
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Stanchester Academy is a semi-rural secondary school located in Stoke-Sub-Hamdon, I the heart of South Somerset with circa 800 students. The school is part of the Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust.


Full-time and permanent, commencing September 2021

Salary: £55,000 to £70,000 per annum

At Stanchester Academy we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon the continuous drive and passion for excellence displayed by our committed staff.

The Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust and the Local Governing Body are seeking to appoint an exceptionally talented individual to the position of Headteacher. With the support of the Trust the successful candidate will embrace the unique opportunity to lead this rapidly improving school and truly transform outcomes for the students, staff and the community.

Applications are welcome from candidates with significant senior leadership experience gained from working in either the Secondary, Middle or within an ‘all-through’ educational establishment.

You will need to have a proven track record of driving strategy for continuous improvement.

You will also have demonstrable success in teaching and learning and will have a passion and commitment to ensuring that all young people, regardless of background, are successful.

For further details and application form please visit our website: https://www.stanchester-academy.co.uk/our-school/vacancies.htm

Please use the application form supplied on our website. All applications must be completed;  

incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note we do not accept CVs. 

Once completed, please email your application form back to: BCTRecruitment@educ.somerset.gov.uk  

Closing Date for applications: 26th February 2021

Potential Interview Dates: w/c 2nd March 2021 

Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.