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Head of School (Linhope PRU part of PROSPER Learning Trust)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/02/2018 22:59
L14-L18, £54,250 - £59,264 per annum (May be negotiable for an exceptional candidate)
Hours per week:
Full time
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Linhope Pupil Referral Unit, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2NW
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Linhope PRU part of PROSPER Learning Trust
Linhope Pupil Referral Unit
Linhope Road
West Denton
Newcastle upon Tyne

The Board of Trustee’s for Prosper Learning Trust are seeking to appoint an innovative Head of School, who is committed to the achievement of excellent outcomes for disadvantaged children who have a wide range of complex social, emotional and mental health needs.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who will:
• Be an experienced inspirational leader who can shape and deliver our strategy whilst running the school on a day-to-day basis
• Have a passion for school improvement
• Has a clear strategic vision for teaching and learning
• Have the highest of expectations for all our students and a relentless focus on safeguarding
• Be robust in meeting the challenges of a changing educational landscape and increasingly complex needs
• Build strong relationships with stakeholders and the wider educational community.

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Linhope PRU. We are striving to further build collaboration across the two schools, grow as a Multi Academy Trust whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our students.

The Head of School will be accountable to the Executive Head Teacher and will also be expected to work collaboratively with the Executive Leadership of the Trust to deliver school improvement.

The successful candidate will have significant pastoral experience in mainstream settings and have a deep understanding of social, emotional and mental health needs and their associated behaviours.

Visits to the school are encouraged. To request an application pack and to book a visit please contact Lisa Renton for an appointment on 0191 2674447.

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification. CV’s will not be accepted

Prosper Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work within the Trust is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received.

Closing date: Friday 23 February 2018
Interviews: week commencing Monday 26 February 2018

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