Headteacher Designate – Higham Lane North Academy

Higham Lane North Academy is delighted to welcome applications for the post of Headteacher Designate to start January 2025.


Higham Lane North Academy will be a 11-16 secondary school, set on an attractive site on the Warwickshire-Leicestershire border, fantastically located and easily accessible due to excellent road, train and bus connections. It is planned to open in September 2025 and building has already commenced on the site. It is planned to grow to 900 pupils in total when full.

Key Requirements

Applications are invited from suitably-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic individuals to provide outstanding leadership and management of the school and designated aspects of the Trust’s work to secure sustainable success and ensure the highest standards of curriculum experience, teaching and learning, behaviour, attendance, safeguarding and personal development for its pupils. To meet the expectations of the prevailing Headteachers’ Standards (currently Headteachers’ Standards 2020). These standards underpin best practice and will shape the professional and personal development of the Headteacher Designate to raise standards and support the successful implementation of whole school initiatives and priorities.

How to apply


Please complete the application form accompanying as well as the Equality Details form, that you will also find on the TES website and email them to recruitment@oakwoodschools.co.uk indicating in the message title the post that you are applying for before the deadline noted below. If you would like to arrange an informal discussion with the CEO about this post, please contact Amy Pearson, PA to the CEO, on 024 7674 0901 (primary school option). The closing date for applications is 9am, Tuesday 4th June 2024 (If you encounter a problem in meeting this deadline, please contact us on the number above).


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