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Headteacher at Wilbury Junior School

We are seeking a forward thinking and inspirational Headteacher to help us to make Wilbury Junior School the best school it can possibly be. The successful candidate will be one who has high expectations and a belief that every child can and will succeed. They will relish the challenge of developing the staff team, articulating a clear vision for success and leading by example.  In all aspects of their work the successful candidate will take decisions in the best interests of pupils.

In September 2017 Wilbury became an academy within the Herts for Learning Multi Academy Trust. The HfL MAT has a strong ethos of collaboration and inclusivity.  The successful candidate will be a key senior leader in the Trust and will benefit from the support of a central team and other headteachers from across the MAT.

Senior leaders in the Trust are working closely with the school and its Interim Headteacher who will continue support the school and handover to the successful candidate.

You will bring:

  • A successful record in senior leadership
  • A commitment to inclusivity and a track record of raising standards
  • A rigorous approach to identifying gaps in pupil achievement and strategies to address them
  • An ability to support, motivate and inspire staff and to communicate a clear vision and direction for the school
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing and welfare
  • A willingness to be a visible, positive and approachable presence around the school, and the ability to foster strong relationships within the local community
  • The energy and creativity to drive improvement in all aspects of provision

We can offer:

  • A welcoming school with children who are ready and willing to learn.
  • A dedicated and hard-working staff who are want to provide children with stimulating, challenging and memorable learning experiences
  • A commitment to your continued professional development and opportunities for growth within a multi academy trust
  • The opportunity to develop a strong leadership team including the appointment of new senior leaders
  • A supportive Academy Governing Board
  • The Trust’s bespoke support programme, which includes access to subject specialist advisers

We strongly encourage interested applicants to  visit the school. They will be delighted to meet you, to show you around and to answer any questions that you may have. You may also wish to speak with the Trust CEO, Alex Thomas, who may be contacted on alex.thomas@hflmat.co.uk

Please make an appointment by contacting the Interim Headteacher, Mrs Chris Tuff on head@wilbury.herts.sch.uk

For more information and to apply for the role, please use this link to the Teach in Herts website. Closing date: 9 December 2018

Current vacancies in our academies also include:


 School Post Closing date Teach in Herts link
Meryfield Community Primary School KS1 teacher 7/12/2018 link
Wilbury Junior School Teaching Assistant 12/12.2018 link
Waterside Academy Caretaker 14/12/2018 link


Further vacancies

Please see individual school websites and the Teach in Herts website for further vacancies at our academies.



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