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Head of School - Hill Top School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/10/2016 23:59
Leadership L17 - L21 £57,237 - £63,147 Full Time 10 sessions. Permanent
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Hill Top School
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Governors are seeking to appoint a suitable candidate to this permanent position at Hill Top School. This post is required for January 2017.

This is an exceptional opportunity to become a Head of School within a Hard Federation comprising of two secondary special schools in Gateshead. An opportunity has arisen for a Head of School at Hill Top School, Specialist Arts College. Hill Top caters for pupils and students from 11-16/19 years who have moderate and/or complex learning difficulties and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition.

The Governors are seeking an exceptional and inspirational Head of School.

We are looking for someone who:
Is an inspirational leader and strategic thinker with a clear vision who can build and drive forward our agenda of excellence,
Is passionate about teaching and learning and has proven leadership and management skills,
Has a thorough knowledge of current educational issues and other relevant legislation plus a track record of raising achievement.

We can offer:
A dedicated and focused team of teachers and support staff,
Amazing pupils with a passion for learning,
An opportunity to be part of a unique and growing collaboration of two schools,
Very active and supportive governors, working as a critical friend.

The successful candidate will take up the post in January 2017

If successful, you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

If you are interested in applying for this post you will need to complete an application form and letter of application.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Christine Hewitson, Business Manager to arrange 0191 4203811/0191 4692462.

Application forms are available online at www.gateshead.gov.uk or from Christine Hewitson christinehewitson@gateshead.gov.uk. or from the school office. Please return your completed application form along with supporting letter to Hill Top School, Wealcroft, Leam Lane, Gateshead, NE10 8LT.

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