Vacancies

HEADTEACHER – ST JAMES SCHOOL, EXETER

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is looking to appoint an inspirational, committed and exceptional Headteacher to lead one of Devon’s highest performing and inclusive secondary schools. Joining the St James team at this exciting time is a superb opportunity for a talented and ambitious leader who wants to make a lasting difference to the community they serve.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a highly successful, ambitious MAT working with schools across Exeter and Plymouth. We want to continually push forward and take advantage of cutting edge research in education to be the best that we can be. The Trust believes that local schools working together can transform the life chances of children in whole communities. Our priority is to ensure that students, regardless of socio-economic background can grow, thrive and be successful.

With the full support of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust leadership, you will work creatively and collaboratively to provide strategic and motivational leadership to raise standards even further and deliver the highest quality education. You will be a charismatic, innovative and inspirational leader, an excellent communicator and have a clear understanding of what outstanding looks like. You will have relentless personal drive and you must be able to demonstrate commitment to the values of the school and the Trust.

This role will be challenging, yet extremely rewarding. We can offer you:

  • a competitive salary – Group 6 – L29 – L35 £79,535 – £92,135
  • state of the art buildings and facilities
  • a strong network of senior leaders and headteachers across our MAT and our TSA partners
  • external coaching
  • access to rich and diverse CPD opportunities
  • access to a wide range of leadership progression
  • a relocation package for exceptional candidates
  • the opportunity to work with the most amazing students

If you are passionate about providing life changing education for our students and are motivated to lead our school, we would encourage you to apply and look forward to receiving your application.

Meeting Moira Marder, the Trust CEO and visits to St James School prior to application and interview are positively encouraged. Please email Helen Scott to make an appointment on helen.scott@tedwraggtrust.co.uk.

Closing date:      15 March 2019

Interviews:         1 and 2 April 2019

Start date:           September 2019

HT St James school application pack Feb 2019

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.

www.tedwraggtrust.co.uk

St James School

Teacher of Science

St James is looking to appoint an excellent Teacher of Science to join our Science Department from September 2019.  The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and an excellent classroom practitioner who delivers innovative, engaging and challenging lessons that ensure all students achieve their best. 

We are an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school of 900 students situated in the East of Exeter on a relatively new, purpose-built site which offers excellent facilities for all our departments.  We are an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest of expectations in all that we do. We offer a rich and personalised learning environment for all of our students and work hard together to ensure everyone succeeds on a pastoral, extracurricular and academic basis.  Ofsted judged us to be a strong Good in our inspection in January 2018, but acknowledged that we were on a clear trajectory to achieve Outstanding in the near future.

We want to be the best; we want to offer the best, we want our students to achieve their best.  If you share our passion, vision and drive and are prepared to go that extra mile to support our students, then we would welcome your application.

 

Our staff are incredibly committed and passionate about all that they do and are rewarded with bespoke CPD provision, in-house career progression opportunities, regular staff-wellbeing events and are actively encouraged and supported to partake in nationally recognised qualifications like the NPQs.  As a school we prioritise our staff’s wellbeing, as illustrated in the Why Work at St James sheet in our application pack.

We would welcome applications from NQTs and RQTs.  We provide a personalised and comprehensive programme of support to our NQTs which progresses into year two to ensure RQTs continue to receive guidance and coaching.

Application forms and further information are available from our website:

www.stjamesexeter.co.uk or by email to recruitment@stjamesexeter.co.uk.

Closing date for applications:    Midday on Thursday 4th April

Interview date:                        TBC

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivery outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.

 

Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust School Governors – EXETER

The Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust is an exciting and growing trust with the ambition to raise the aspirations of young people and enable them to become fulfilled, confident and motivated citizens, able to contribute actively to a democratic society. Our students across the wider Exeter area, regardless of social or cultural background, are motivated to succeed and make outstanding progress because their needs are met through creative, relevant and innovative provision.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust family of schools currently consists of Isca Academy, St James, Cranbrook Education Campus, West Exe and Exwick Heights. The Trust has trustees from the University of Exeter and Exeter College, as well as from reputable local businesses. We currently have governor vacancies in many of our schools and are looking to strengthen our governance with energetic and driven individuals with a wide range of expertise across both education and business. Although the role of a governor is voluntary, we are able to offer training and personal development, extensive support from our wide network of governors and limitless opportunity to positively impact on the education and life chances of our young people in and around Exeter. If you have the ability to commit your time and enthusiasm and you share our values in inspiring the next generation we would be keen to hear from you.
Thank you for your interest.

Rob Bosworth
Chair of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust

Please contact Alison Layton-Hill, Clerk to the Trust by telephone on 01404 823293 x 272 or by email on alison.laytonhill@tedwraggtrust.co.uk for an informal chat or to register your interest.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.