Current Vacancies

The Minerva Learning Trust is currently seeking to appoint an Executive Principal (October 2018)


Executive Principal, Minerva Learning Trust, Dorset


Permanent 0.6 Contract


Salary – Headteacher Group 7 L33-L39 (£87,732.00 - £100,568 pro rata)


Required for September 2019


The Minerva Learning Trust includes

  • The Sir John Colfox Academy

  • Bridport Primary School

  • Burton Bradstock CE Primary School

  • St Mary’s CE Primary School


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced Senior Educationalist to the role of Executive Principal.


The new Executive Principal will be:

  • Passionate about education and system leadership

  • An experienced leader who has demonstrated they can lead school improvement successfully

  • A creative and strategic thinker who will help the Trust grow and thrive

  • Able to work with the Director of Finance and Headteachers to deploy resources to best effect and generate income to ensure the future success of the Trust

Visits to the schools are warmly welcomed.


Applications close on Tuesday 30 October 2018
and interviews will be held on Friday 9 November 2018.


Further details can be obtained by clicking on the links below.  If you have any further questions please contact the Minerva Learning Trust on 01308 422291 or email Julia Brinsden (  All details are available on the individual school and Minerva Learning Trust websites.  Please use the Minerva Learning Trust application form.

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Letter from the Chair of Trustees

Letter accompanying pack

Sir John Colfox Academy Ofsted Report 2018

Executive Principal Person Specification

Executive Principal Job Description

Application form

Minerva Learning Trust

The Ridgeway, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3DT

Tel: 01038 422291