Director of Primary - Dudley Academies Trust

Dudley, West Midlands
Competitive salary
05 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a high performing Director of Primary. The postholder will be based at our Trust head office and join our team of school improvement specialists. In this exciting role, the Primary Director will work across the Trust to drive forward our Trust wide primary school improvement agenda. 

Dudley Academies Trust was formed in September 2017 under the sponsorship of Dudley College of Technology. Our Trust schools are St James Academy, The Link Academy, Pegasus Academy, Beacon Hill Academy and Blowers Green Primary.  The Trust when combined with the sponsor, annually supports 8,500 young people aged 4 to 19 years old and employs almost 1,300 staff.

You will join a team of practitioners with the purpose of continuing to raise standards of teaching and learning across the Trust through exemplary personal practice.  You will have an active part in developing school improvement strategies and developing a first class, innovative provision which meets the requirements of pupils, parents and the Trust. 

You will be an outstanding role model, capable of inspiring others to aim for the highest standards in teaching and learning practice.  You will provide a high-quality assessment of teaching and learning in the Trust, incorporating constructive feedback that will assist teachers to achieve exemplary levels of performance. You will also work with teaching staff in a trainer or mentor capacity to develop their teaching and to share good practice. 

The Trust has ambitious plans to transform education and to provide a first-class education for every single pupil.? The Trust is also committed to providing excellent career development and leadership opportunities for all staff. With the DfE’s approval for further growth, there has never been a better time to join us. 

Closing date – 9.00am on Friday 15th October 2021 - we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. It is envisaged that interviews will be held week commencing Monday 18th October 2021.

All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and children and adults barred list checks, where the applicant will be employed in a regulated activity. 

Dudley Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, including disabled, and black and ethnic minority applicants.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.