Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated experienced Principal, with a proven track record, working in a good or outstanding school, that can lead Beck Row through the next stage of its journey. We are looking for a leader who can uphold and embrace the consistency of high expectations Beck Row have become accustomed to.


This is an exciting time to join Beck Row Primary Academy. Our recent Ofsted inspection in December 2023, judged Beck Row to be a Good school in all areas, and recognised the journey the academy had been on since the previous inspection. We are looking for a principal who can help us continue this journey to becoming an Outstanding school.


You will have the opportunity to engage and collaborate with our other academies across the trust during these exciting times, as we learn from each other and improve together. As a trust we have recently delivered our first Outstanding Secondary Academy, will you be the first to deliver Beck Row as our First Outstanding Primary Academy.


The position will suit an existing Principal with experience of delivering exceptional standards, who can lead this academy to future success. You will have the opportunity to work with the Acting Director of Primary Education to shape the way in which you will lead the school to positively impact the educational development of all pupils.


The successful candidate will have the chance to join a national Trust and to work with committed educational practitioners.


If you are the visionary leader we need, we want to hear from you. For more information and to apply, please visit our career portal.


If you would like to visit the school, appointments with Natalie Deen, Acting Director of Primary Education, are available. To arrange your visit, please contact Natalie by email, details can be found in the application pack.


If you’ve got the substance to take us to the next level, we want to hear from you. For more information and to apply, please visit our careers portal.


Closing date: 12pm on 26th February 2024


Interviews week commencing 4th March 2024


If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview for this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.


Beck Row Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, an online check, 2 satisfactory references and any other necessary checks.


We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on, ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion or belief.


We are a Disability Confident Employer

The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check, and online searches will be carried out in line with KCSIE 2023.  We are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and welcome all applications.  We are open to Flexible Working.