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Ashmole Academy Trust

Recruitment of Executive Headteacher

Executive Headteacher – Ashmole Academy Trust

Contract type:             Full time

Start date:                  September 2021

Salary:                        Negotiable depending upon the applicant’s skills and experience

Ashmole Academy Trust was formed in 2015 building upon the success of Ashmole Academy and its tradition of outstanding school performance. The Trust has a motto that ‘excellence is a habit’ and seeks to achieve that in all that it does. The Trust sets the highest ambitions for its work creating a learning environment in its schools which is second to none. Ashmole Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust consisting of two ‘Outstanding’ schools, Ashmole Primary and Ashmole Academy (secondary).

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint an inspirational and strategic Executive Headteacher to provide professional leadership.  The successful candidate will ensure the continuing growth and success of the Trust as a place of transformational learning, with an outstanding reputation for high standards across all aspects of its work.

The Executive Headteacher will have overall responsibility for ensuring the achievement of the highest possible standards in Ashmole Academy and Ashmole Primary.  This role incorporates the substantive Headteacher post for Ashmole Academy and the strategic leadership for Ashmole Primary School in order to achieve the highest standards of pupil achievement, pupil conduct and outstanding staff performance. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to establish and develop positive relationships with staff, pupils, parents, trustees, governors and the wider community.  Will have a commitment to inclusive education and raising achievement.  Our Executive Headteacher will be an ‘outstanding’ practitioner, displaying strong leadership qualities and communication skills to work with our highly motivated teaching and support teams.

We would encourage you to visit our websites and their virtual tours (see below), to view our commitment to achieving the highest standards of pupil achievement and staff performance.

If you would like an informal discussion before your application, please telephone Karen Foye, HR Director on 020 8361 2703 x2206.

An application form, job description and person specification are available at the foot of this page. Please return your application along with your supporting letter to:

Closing date for applications:   10am – Monday 2nd November 2020


To view welcome videos of our constituent schools please click the links below:

Ashmole Academy Welcome Video

Ashmole Primary School Welcome Video


To view virtual tours of our constituent schools please click the links below:

Ashmole Academy Virtual Tour

Ashmole Primary School Virtual Tour


Ashmole Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.