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Wath Victoria Primary School - Headteacher


School: Wath Victoria Primary School and Autism Integrated Resource

Post: Headteacher

Salary: L15-21 +1 additional point

Number on roll: 299

Age range: 2-11

Required for: Easter 2024

Closing Date: Tuesday 14th November 2023 at 9:00am

Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 15th November 2023

Interview Dates: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th Novermber 2023 (provisional)

Information about the post and school


Are you an experienced and passionate educational leader looking for a unique opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of children? James Montgomery Academy Trust (JMAT) and the Governors of Wath Victoria Primary School invite you to apply for the position of Headteacher at our vibrant and inclusive primary school with an Autism Integrated Resource Unit (IRU).


We are a busy, friendly and dedicated school, continually striving to improve in our quest for excellence. We have a dedicated team of talented, experienced staff, supportive parents and a committed governing board. Most importantly, our wonderful children are all eager to learn and develop.


We believe that every child deserves an exceptional education, tailored to their individual needs. We are proud to offer a welcoming and inclusive learning environment where all children receive the support and resources they need to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.


As our Headteacher, you will play a pivotal role in the continued success and growth of our mainstream school and autism integrated resource. You will lead a dedicated team of teachers and support staff, all committed to fostering a positive and nurturing learning environment. Your leadership will drive the development and implementation of innovative strategies to meet the unique needs of all children with ensuring the highest standards of education for our whole school community.


Join us in creating a school community where every child can reach their full potential.


Together, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of our children and their families. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Headteacher who shares our commitment to inclusive education and the well-being of all children.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Provide visionary leadership to the school community that reflects our vision and values, setting high expectations for academic achievement, inclusion and well-being.

  • Ensure that our autism integrated resource operates with a strong commitment to inclusive practices, supporting the full integration of children into the wider school community.

  • Foster a culture of continuous professional development providing guidance, mentorship and opportunities for growth to all staff members.

  • Collaborate with parents, families, external agencies and the wider community to create a supportive and inclusive school environment.

  • Manage resources effectively to meet the needs of all children, maintaining a well-equipped and stimulating learning environment.

  • Ensure that the school and IRU meet all regulatory and legal requirements related to The SEND Code of Practice, LA requirements and have an up to date knowledge of the SEND and Alternative Provision improvement plan.

  • Embody the JMAT vision and work in collaboration with others.


What we can offer you:


  • Happy and enthusiastic children who love learning.

  • A popular school with a welcoming, caring atmosphere and ethos.

  • Established, skilled, dedicated and supportive staff.

  • Effective SEND support at Trust level.

  • A school that is at the heart of the community with extensive grounds and excellent resources.

  • A broad range of professional development, both within the Trust and beyond.

  • Support for your wellbeing to ensure your success as a leader.

Please download the recruitment information pack for more information.

Please contact David Silvester (CEO) for further information about the post or to arrange a visit to the school:

Completed application forms should be returned to: Michele Finney - Trust lead for recruitment:

Applications for this position are now closed.

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