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This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£58,105 - £67,351 per year
Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (32.5 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy, Low Street, Brotherton, Knottingley, WF11 9HQ
Closing date
Job closes on 17 April
Interview date
Interviews are 16 March to 17 March
Service area
Service area: Academies
Job reference
Job reference: ACAD001504

The job itself

About the Trust

Ebor Academy Trust is a family of schools located across North and East Yorkshire, York and the Humber region. We think of ourselves as being one school across many sites, working collaboratively to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education in our diverse communities. Our aims are to enable all our learners to flourish and to open doors for their very best futures.

We genuinely seek to live by our values of Excellence, Belonging, Opportunity and Respect; these underpin how we work and how we relate to each other. We have high ambitions for our learners and staff and aim to deliver this through a culture of continuous development, support, kindness and understanding.

We are a friendly trust that puts people first.

About the role

Are you a creative, motivated and emotionally intelligent professional keen to make the difference in a great school within our Trust? If so, the community at Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy is looking for you to be our next Headteacher who can build on the strong foundations already in place. The person we are looking for will have a passion for excellence and will be able to demonstrate from their track record of whole school change, their ability to lead Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy to even greater achievements.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour and workable strategies to achieve this
  • Be a leader who can demonstrate having accelerated pupil progress across their school
  • Be highly motivated and committed to working in partnership with staff, Trust colleagues and governors in taking the school forward
  • Demonstrate their commitment to engaging fully with parents, the school community and the wider Ebor Academy Trust
  • Understand the importance of maintaining high expectations of all whilst demonstrating and encouraging a healthy work-life balance.

We can offer:

  • Pupils with good attitudes to learning
  • A highly committed staff with well-established and supportive senior leaders
  • An active and supportive governing body committed to your professional development
  • A supportive and progressive Trust where integrity, collaboration, horizon scanning and professional development are key to what we do
  • The Trust’s vision is to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education at the heart of our diverse communities. To do this, we are committed to building professional collaborations of best practice across and beyond the Trust. In this way, we seek to enable all our learners to flourish and open doors to their best futures.

Working with us

All Ebor Academy Trust staff have access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help them and their families stay healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole.

All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check. Please see the Trust’s Recruitment Policy for further information.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS and two references, at least one being from your current employer.

The Headteacher’s core purpose will be to promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of work.

How to apply

If you have any questions, or would like to visit the school, please contact Ebor Academy Trust’s Chief Executive Gail Brown via email:

To apply for the position, please visit

We look forward to hearing from you!


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Gail Brown
Chief Executive
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Additional information

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check.

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