Director of Primary

Director of Primary

Salary up to £100,000 depending upon experience.

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director of Primary at Windsor Academy Trust (WAT), a multi-academy trust in the West Midlands.  Having recently grown to nine schools, this is an exciting time to join WAT and lead on school improvement and quality assurance strategies across our five primary academies.  Recognised for our collaborative and aspirational culture and success in improving the outcomes for the children of our region, WAT is an ambitious Trust that welcomes those who want to inspire, develop and enhance the life-chances of children.

We are at a significant stage in our development which will see WAT grow in the region and are therefore seeking to appoint an outstanding individual as our new Director of Primary.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will lead on the school improvement strategy, develop capacity and provide clear support to the Headteachers of our primary schools but also organisational leadership as part of WAT’s Executive team.

With substantial Primary Headteacher experience you will bring a track record of driving school improvement across a multi-academy trust/group of schools, working collaboratively and driving success.  You will need the skills to articulate a clear vision, inspire those you work with and provide visible leadership.  In return you will be supported by a Trust with shared values, operates with absolute integrity and provides a professional and personal development culture for its staff.  Working closely with the Headteachers and the Executive and Central team, you will have strong relationship management skills, exceptional communication skills and technical proficiency.  We are a Trust that provides autonomy along with accountability to our schools.  This is a role for a highly motivated, ambitious and values driven individual who has a desire to deliver improvements across our schools and work as effectively as possible to ensure a high quality education for all.

To arrange an informal and confidential discussion please call Debbie Whitehouse, Executive PA to CEO on 0121 602 7594.

To apply please complete the attached application form and return to, together with your supporting letter.

Director of Primary Application pack

WAT Employment Application form 

Closing date:  21 January 2019, 4pm

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