Horizon Academy Trust Careers and Vacancies

We want all of our academies to provide an outstanding education and we can only do that if we recruit and retain excellent people. We offer all our employees an excellent working environment and opportunities for development and training.

Vacancies at all our academies within Horizon Academy Trust will appear on this page. If there are no vacancies listed below, please return in the future to view our current opportunities.

Please note that all positions must be applied for using the process as set out in the vacancy details listed below. CVs sent directly to the schools cannot be accepted.

Post Title: Head of School
Start Date: September 2020 or as soon as possible
Location: Biggin Hill Primary Academy*
Reporting to: The Executive Head Teacher
Grade: Leadership L16 – L20 (Group 4 R14 – R27)**
Closing Date: Thursday 26th March 2020

* Note: The post holder will be primarily based at Biggin Hill Primary Academy, but may be required to work at other locations within Horizon Academy Trust as part of collaborative working.

** The salary range has taken into consideration the group size of the school.

Horizon Academy Trust comprises of Biggin Hill Primary School, Cleeve Primary School, Spring Cottage Primary School, Thanet Primary School, Gillshill Primary School and Cavendish Primary School

We are seeking to appoint a Head of School to work within Horizon Academy Trust. The post will be based at Biggin Hill Primary Academy. The successful applicant will be expected to work closely together with the Executive Headteacher to share excellent practice and improve outcomes for children across the Trust.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the school, working closely with the Executive Headteacher. The Executive Headteacher will retain the statutory responsibilities for the school.

Are you innovative, creative, forward thinking, and have a passion for working with children to ensure they get the education they deserve? If so this may be the opportunity for you to make a real difference.

For more details, and to apply for this exciting role, please click here.


Any offer of employment to a post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Horizon Academy Trust is fully committed to achieving fairness and equality in employment and seeks to achieve a workforce which reflects the diversity of the community it serves. No job applicant or employee will be treated less favourably or disadvantaged, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, gender identity,nationality or ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or any other unjustifiable reason.