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Ipswich Opportunity Area (IOA) Primary School Lead - immediate start

  • Location: Ipswich
  • Salary:
  • Job type: Interim
  • Job reference: JA/931343
  • Sector: Education

Job description Date posted: 09/09/2019




Our client, a primary academy which is part of a MAT, is looking for a middle/senior leader to provide short term capacity to help it access, implement, evaluate and enable the IOA programme for the 2019/2020 academic year. Immediate start until July 2020.

The ideal colleague to fill this vacancy will be an effective teacher with middle leadership experience (perhaps up to assistant headship) in the primary sector with an interest/experience in the support for disadvantaged pupils and pupil premium strategies . Remuneration is expected to be in the lower level leadership range up to L5 and on a fixed term contract. This role will be circa 50% full time working.

Opportunity Areas (OAs) are part of the government’s national plan for improving social mobility through education. Ipswich was announced as one of the twelve OAs identified across England in January 2017. As such, Ipswich is benefitting from a share of £72 million to deliver a locally produced three year plan to improve outcomes for the most disadvantaged children and young people in the town through education. The IOA programme will end in July 2020. The IOA School Senior Leads will be responsible for maximizing the impact of the programme within the 2019/20 academic year.

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