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Head Teacher Atkinson House School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/09/2018
Advert End Date:
19/10/2018 12:00
Salary:
LRP 21-27
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
180014
Employment Location:
Atkinson House school
Post Number:
180014X

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Oct


Further information

The governors of Atkinson House school are seeking to appoint an exceptional and committed Head Teacher with resilience, vision and inspiration to continue our journey of improvement.

We are currently rated "Good" Ofsted following our last Ofsted inspection during March 2015 and have high aspirations and expectations for further and improved outcomes for our pupils.
Atkinson House is a secondary age special school for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs. We are located in Seghill in Northumberland and we receive pupils from across Northumberland county.

Our curriculum ensures that our children, who come from a wide range of backgrounds, have exceptional opportunities to excel and access exciting opportunities beyond school to develop their social and emotional well-being.

Our new Headteacher will:
Be approachable, reflective, forward thinking, have high expectations and the ability to ensure positive outcomes for our pupils
Have passion, enthusiasm and commitment to inspire our pupils and the community to reach their full potential
Be a strong leader and manager who further inspires all members of the school community to flourish and develop in their roles.
Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
Have the ability to develop strong relationships with parents, governors, external agencies and the community.

Our school has:

A team totally committed to working with pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs
Excellent facilities to promote careers and work beyond school
Parents and governors who have high regard for the school.
Dedicated, highly skilled, enthusiastic, caring and friendly staff.


Informal visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school Business Manager Tel: 0191 2980838 to make an appointment.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Ann Muxworthy 07776205385

The closing date for applications is: Midnight Friday 19th October 2018
Shortlisting is w/c 22nd October 2018
Interviews will be w/c 12th November 2018

Application forms can be downloaded from below
and must be returned to headships@northumberland.gov.uk

Please ensure you supply an email address for each of your referees.

Northumberland Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an Enhanced Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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