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Executive Headteacher / CEO
Start Date: September 2022

Salary: HT Group 2 – Leadership range point 8 to 14 £58,135 to £68,347

Due to the retirement of our excellent head teacher, the Trustees of the Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust are looking to appoint an outstanding, dedicated and enthusiastic leader who will build on the strong foundations already in place. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational individual with drive, ability and strategic vision who will be the Executive Headteacher of our two schools located in Central Bedfordshire. We work very closely with other schools within the Harlington Cluster comprising of Lowers, Middles and an Upper School.

We are looking for: 

  • A person who is fully committed to the Trust’s ethos, vision and values.
  • Someone who understands how to create a culture of aspiration and a supportive, inclusive learning environment that enables all pupils to achieve their full potential. 
  • An individual who holds high expectations of all pupils and is able to identify and deliver solutions to the broader challenges impacting pupil progress. 
  • A strong leader who is capable of managing the opportunities presented by cross-school working. 
  • An engaging communicator able to inspire staff, pupils, parents and trustees.

In return, we can offer:

  • Happy, friendly and welcoming schools with enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are eager to learn and develop.
  • A supportive Board of Trustees and opportunity to work within a dedicated team of experienced teachers and support staff.
  • Active parental involvement and a strong local community.
  • Well-resourced schools with excellent IT facilities and outdoor learning areas.

If you have the ability to build successful relationships, can articulate a shared vision of high performance and nurture a cohesive culture of continuous improvement, we want to hear from you. The role would suit an aspiring Head Teacher or an existing Head Teacher looking to further develop their career.

We strongly encourage any applicants to find out more about the role in advance by contacting Mrs Cullis the Office Manager by email on to arrange an informal visit or to discuss the role with the outgoing Head Teacher. All information and application forms are available in the document list at the bottom of this page.

Closing Date: 18th February 2022 at midday

Interviews: w/c 7th March 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including references,DBS, and Section 128 checks.

The Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Site Agent Assistant
Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust

Location: Sundon Lower School & Harlington Lower School

Salary: NJC Level 3B point 6 to 8 (£19,698 - £20,493)
Hours: 12.5 hours per week £10.21 to £10.62 per hour depending on starting point.

Hours: Monday to Friday: 6.30am to 7.00am unlocking Sundon Lower School
                                              7.15am to 9.00am unlocking Harlington Lower School

Contract: Permanent

The Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a hard-working, committed and enthusiastic Site Agent Assistant who will take responsibility for unlocking both schools, carrying out Health & Safety checks, receiving deliveries and undertaking small D.I.Y tasks.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Scheme.  CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

The Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further details and an application form see documents below or call Mrs Cullis on 01525 752500 or email

Closing Date: the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

Interview Date: will be arranged on receipt of applications.  We reserve the right to withdraw the advert once a suitable candidate is found.