Designate Principal/Headteacher

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 13/06/2021 16:00
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Employment Location:
North East
Closing date:
13 Jun
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Principal Designate Headteacher for our new free special school based in Redcar and Cleveland- 100 place provision for learners aged 5-18 with social, emotional and mental health needs and some co-occurrence of autistic spectrum conditions. The school is due to open in autumn 2022.

River Tees Multi-Academy Trust is a small but growing Trust in the North East of England serving some of the most disadvantaged communities in the country. We provide the highest quality education for learners who have struggled within the mainstream schooling system. Children and young people are welcomed in to our academies, regardless of their challenges, past history or additional needs. They may have been permanently excluded, are at risk of exclusion, have health needs that prevent them attending their usual school or have additional needs that require a specialist placement.

We use a relational approach with our learners, staff and communities. This helps us build trusting relationships that bring out the best in everyone. All staff are committed to improving the life chances of our learners. We change lives and save lives through our focus on a highly personalised curriculum that provides Currency, builds Character and engages with the Community. Our whole team work together to safeguard our vulnerable learners and give them the confidence to achieve their educational, social, family and career challenges.

We want our learners to gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to move forward but also to enjoy school and develop a love of learning. Our team are enthusiastic and passionate about our learners, staff and communities
We are seeking to appoint a Principal Designate/Headteacher with the knowledge and skills to follow the Trust’s vision to deliver an exciting new free special school for the Tees Valley (based in Redcar and Cleveland). They will oversee the development of the curriculum offer with a focus on relational approaches and high quality outcomes and assist in the recruitment of a staff team who hold the Trust values and are passionate about offering the best education to all learners.

The successful candidate will work to establish an outstanding school, driving continuous improvement and raise outcomes for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. They will champion the needs of individuals through positive relationships and professional challenge as well as build highly effective relationships with pupils, families and communities.

For further information or to submit an application, please email HR@rtmat.org.uk or contact 01642 213799. Candidates are encouraged to arrange a visit to the Trust prior to their interview date.

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This job is closed for applications.