The Crescent Academy, Stoke on Trent.

Required for September 2019:

Principal Group 4 Primary School 3-11; range L21-27 NOR 695

“Enriching the lives of our children.”

The Crescent Academy is a warm and friendly school and places its nurturing ethos at the core of its daily life. It is a school where achievement is high, due to the skill, hard work and professionalism of all of its employees. It is a school that adults and children are proud of.

Due to the retirement of both its Executive Principal and Principal, the Trustees are looking to appoint a highly experienced, innovative and visionary school leader who can build upon the many strengths of this very large, urban primary academy. Crescent is a stand-alone academy.

The new Principal will work alongside the governing body, leadership teams and staff, to develop and deliver a strategy for a prosperous future for the children, their parents and all staff.

Person Specification:

This role would suit a forward-thinking and dynamic school leader who has a successful track record in school leadership and is looking to develop their practice in a collaborative and supportive environment. The successful candidate will lead the strategic development of the school and will be an outstanding role model for all.

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for an excellent role model who can:

In return, you will:

Process and timescale

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th October 2018 

Visit days: 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th and 18th October. 

Long Listing: 5th November 

Preparation for written task: 6th-16th November 

Presentation of proposal to Governors: 26th or 27th November 

Short Listing: 27th November 

Interview Dates: 4th and 5th December

Application forms can be found on our school website. To arrange a school visit on one of the above days please contact the Principals’ PA, Rebecca Thorneycroft, on 01782 318145 or


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