School Manager - Westgate Hill Primary Academy (External to Council)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/09/2019 12:00
£29,500 per annum, pro rata. (Full time equivalent/Actual salary: £26,437 per annum).
Hours per week:
37 hours per week.
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Westgate Hill Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5JN.
Closing date:
23 Sep
Further Information

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

Westgate Hill Primary Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 5JN.

37 hours per week
Term time only, plus 5 training days and 5 additional days.

Trustees invite a suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated individuals to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our Academy.

The School Manager will work with the school’s Senior Leadership Team and the Laidlaw Schools Trust to ensure the Academy operates both efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a dedicated administration team and work alongside other operational department leads in striving for excellence in all we do at Westgate Hill Primary Academy.

If you are a current School or Business Manager of a small primary school or you are currently line managing multi-faceted teams within a school environment and looking for progression, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

At Westgate Hill Primary Academy we seek to raise aspirations, empower pupils, develop their capacity to make informed choices and lead a happy, healthy life. We embrace diversity, recognise individual needs and encourage all pupils to achieve their best.

The successful candidate will have access to training opportunities and join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Vacancies section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website: http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/.

Interested candidates are welcome to tour the Academy, please contact the Academy office on 0191 256 2960 to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this post.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 23 September 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 27 September 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: week beginning 7 October 2019
Applications should be returned to: admin@westgatehillprimary.com or in person to the school office.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.