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Head Teacher

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Organisation:Odyssey Collaborative Trust 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£57,986 - £67,183 (L15-L20) 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Odyssey Collaborative Trust, Asterdale Primary School, Borrowash Road, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7PH 


Closing date:01 March 2021 at midnight 

Job vacancy details for Head Teacher
Employer: Odyssey Collaborative Trust
Starting Date: 1st September 2021
Annual Salary: £57,986 - £67,183 (L15-L20)
Hours & Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Asterdale Primary School
Closing date: Monday 1st March 4pm
Summary Description:
The Governors of Asterdale Primary School, alongside the Trustees of the Odyssey Collaborative Trust, wish to appoint a Head Teacher, to lead Asterdale Primary School in its continued purpose of providing an excellent quality of education and care for all of its pupils.
The Odyssey Collaborative Trust is a relatively new and proactive Trust, with its 6 primary schools, all within the City of Derby, joining the Trust in March and April 2019.
We are looking for someone who will:
• Be an inspirational and ambitious leader with high expectations, who will build on the school’s sustained track record of success
• Provide strategic leadership and further develop the existing systems and processes for driving school improvement
• Be a proactive part of the Trust’s Head Teacher Team, fully committed to supporting and improving all schools in the Trust
• Be in possession of excellent communication and personal skills, with a high level of integrity and strong moral purpose that aligns closely with the ethos of the school and the Trust.
We offer you:
• A high level of autonomy in leading the school forward, but with support from the academy trust when you need it.
• A dedicated and enthusiastic staff and Governing Board, with supportive parents and enthusiastic, happy and well-motivated children
• The opportunity to collaborate with the other Head Teachers in the trust, drawing on their support, and influencing decisions, through a range of networks and partnerships.
Odyssey Collaborative Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require enhanced DBS clearance. We are still keen to give candidates a chance to visit our school despite the pandemic. To discuss possible arrangements, or the role, please contact our retiring headteacher, Karen Forrest on 01332 662323 or Our CEO, Ian Dewes would also be happy to discuss the role. He can be contacted on 07882491853 or
To apply, please complete the attached Application form and return it with your letter of application to For a paper copy, please send a large, self-addressed and stamped envelope to: Elaine McLocklin, Asterdale Primary School, Borrowash Road, Spondon, Derby DE21 7PH. You may also return your completed Application Form to the above address, clearly marked, ‘Private and Confidential’.
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st March 4pm
Proposed Interview Dates: Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th March