Ivy Learning Trust – Headteacher and/or Head of School (2 posts)

Position: Headteacher and/or Head of School (2 posts)
Location: The Wroxham School or Peartree Primary School
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Closing date: 12pm on 21st September 2022
Interview date: w/c 26 September 2022

Ivy Learning Trust is a small, inclusive family of community schools based in North London and Hertfordshire.

We believe in a fair and just society. That is why we offer the very best education to all our children. In all our schools our learning culture creates reflective and resilient pupils who love, and take ownership of their learning.

We are committed to staff well-being and have made great strides in reducing teacher workload, such as through our innovative and highly acclaimed ‘fast feedback’ approach to marking.

We offer a culture of care, excellent professional development and exciting career opportunities across the MAT.

This is your opportunity to join a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that makes it easy for you to make a difference. ​

Ivy Learning Trust, are looking to recruit 2 x Headteachers and/ or Heads of School in two of our wonderful schools in Hertfordshire.

The Schools

The Wroxham in Potters Bar is an outstanding school with a lively and positive culture. Here you will join a friendly and enthusiastic team who work closely with the community to develop the children into wonderful human beings.

Peartree Primary School in Welwyn Garden City is a well established school with an exciting, dynamic and inclusive working environment. At Peartree you will work with an excellent team who go the extra mile to provide the children with a well-rounded learning experience, which is exciting and fun.

At Ivy we have the opportunity to be able to offer the flexibility of either of these roles depending on your experience and ability, to ensure we get the best person in the right job.

We are looking for staff who:

  • Have a passion and strong commitment to children’s learning, safety and wellbeing
  • Support pupils to make consistently good progress through providing rich and personalised experiences
  • Are enthusiastic and imaginative teachers
  • Are committed to the safeguarding of children
  • Believe passionately in the potential for education to change pupils’ economic success and will go that extra mile every day to facilitate this
  • Are reflective and open to feedback
  • Are committed to their own learning and supporting the learning of others
  • Have a commitment to inclusion and strive to ensure all children are able to access an education that challenges and motivates
  • Continually aim for excellence in all areas


We are committed to staff well-being and have made great strides in reducing teacher workload, such as through our innovative and highly acclaimed ‘fast feedback’ approach to marking.


If you are an enthusiastic and inspirational leader and interested in being part of our Trust, we would strongly encourage an informal chat with the CEO, Matthew Kleiner-Mann (07741 625675). We highly recommend a tour of the school which will take place on the dates below. Please contact the relevant school office to book yourself on.

The Wroxham tour – 8 September 2022 at 09:15 – 01707 643 576

Peartree Primary School tour – 13 September 2022 at 09:15 – 01707 881 033 


Job Description

Please email recruitment@ivylearningtrust.org with a completed application from to apply.

Teacher External Application Form (New Feb 2020)

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Code of Conduct

Ivy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of our pupils. Successful candidates will be required to be checked with the disclosure and barring service (DBS). Further information about the disclosure can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service