Ormiston Meadows Academy
Responsible to: 
Director of Primary and SEND
Permanent full-time
Salary/salary scale: 
Competitive with excellent benefits including Private Health Care
Closing date: 
18th Mar 2019, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
25/26 March
Start date: 
September 2019

We are recruiting for an exceptional talent for Ormiston Meadows Academy, a small primary academy in Peterborough, East of England. The academy has been part of Ormiston Academies Trust since 2014 and provides an education for children aged 4 to 11 years.

Meadows is a very successful, happy and thriving academy that shares a strong sense of community and togetherness. We believe that an excellent education is the passport to a successful future and our staff and pupils work exceptionally hard to achieve the very highest outcomes. The success of Meadows is not due to academic achievement alone and pupils benefit from many enrichment opportunities to develop key skills beyond the core curriculum.
The academy prides itself on its inclusive and welcoming environment which enables all children, regardless of their starting points or challnges, to achieve their very best. We have an excellent reputation as a highly successful academy and have been placed in the top 10% of primary schools in the country for the progress our pupils make. The academy’s sponsor, Ormiston Academies Trust, one of the founding trusts of the academies movement, is now seeking an inspiring leader to join our team and continue to build on Meadows many successes.
 Are a highly motivated leader that radiates positivity and passion for educational excellence
 Have the very highest aspirations for pupils and staff
 Are committed to an inclusive ethos that celebrates diversity
 Have the drive and commitment to lead a large and dynamic team
We offer a competitive pay and package including:
 Private healthcare for self and family
 Annual Performance related bonus of up to 10% of base salary
 Extensive CPD opportunities, both at individual academy level and across the OAT family
 School improvement support and guidance from the Director of Primary and SEND and collaboration with our highly respected network of primary senior leaders
If you are an experienced senior leader in a primary setting, with a successful track record of sustained improvement and a determination to maximise the opportunities available then this role offers an excellent and exciting opportunity.
Applicants must be highly motivated, driven and committed to high quality teaching and learning. They should have the creativity and vision to inspire and lead change but also the focus to ensure successful outcomes are achieved. You must be confident and positive with a ‘can-do’ attitude that can inspire and engage pupils, staff, parents/carers and families. Above all, you will share our passion and belief that children, their learning and developing their potential is at the heart of everything we do.

Please see the comprehensive Applicant Information Pack for full details of the role, the Academy and sponsor.

How to apply: 

We encourage you to contact us for an informal discussion about this post before you apply, please call Jane Nolan, Director of Primary and SEND on 01472 231659 and select option 2 regarding the position.
Applicants can arrange a tour of the academy by contacting Patricia Maryniak, PA to the Executive Principal on
To apply for this post please return your completed application form and formal letter of application by email to to be received by 12pm on 18 March 2019.
Your formal letter of application (supporting statement) should be no longer than three sides of A4 and should address the selection criteria detailed in the person specification.
The Trust and the academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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