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Closed for applications on 14/02/2020 12:00
(£59,528 to £68,851)
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Schools - Teaching
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Ovingham Middle School
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14 Feb
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Ovingham Middle School


Required for Easter 2020 or as soon as possible therafter.
Salary: Leadership Group Pay Range 16-22
(£59,528 to £68,851)

The Tyne Community Learning Trust is a unique community of 9 schools, comprising of 6 first schools, 2 middle schools and a high school, serving a semi- rural, geographically linked area for learners aged 2 – 19 years.

Ovingham Middle School is set in the small picturesque village of Ovingham, Northumberland and has served the local community since first opening its doors in 1976. Our school is inclusive and we are proud of our enthusiastic and friendly children; dedicated and hardworking staff and the support we receive from the local governing body, parents and the local community. Further information about the School can be found on our website: https://ovinghammiddleschool.net/our-school/

The Board of Directors of Tyne Community Learning Trust, the Governing Body, staff and pupils of Ovingham Middle School are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who is an aspirational, innovative, approachable and supportive leader and who values collaboration and is able to think strategically about the future.

Your role will include:

• Leading and managing the School through effective strategic and resource planning and the creation and implementation of a school development plan.
• Leading on the day-to-day operational management within School, including the effective deployment of staff and physical resources in order to ensure that the highest quality of education provided.
• Creating, securing and sustaining outstanding teaching and effective learning throughout the School.

We are looking to appoint a Headteacher who:

• Has a proven track record of effective leadership.
• Has drive and passion for teaching and learning, the ability to motivate staff and pupils and the ambition to continue to raise standards.
• Understands and values working collaboratively with other schools to raise standards for the wider school community.

In addition to an exciting professional opportunity in a large, popular school we can offer you:

• The support and collegial working of a newly formed multi academy trust
• A strong local school with a good reputation
• The support of our committed and dedicated staff
• Fantastic pupils and staff who work together to promote and inspire a culture of respect and a strong sense of community within the school, trust and the wider community.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.

We very much encourage a visit to the school to meet the CEO and Chair of the Local Governing Body. We have two visit times available, Thursday 6th February from 1pm and Tuesday 11th February 9am-12 noon. Please contact Emma Hansom to make an appointment on 01661 833215

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and are also available from the school by telephoning the school office.

Completed applications should be returned directly to Ovingham Middle School by email to emma.hansom@ovinghammiddle.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 14th February 2020 Midday
Interview dates: Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th February 2020

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This job is closed for applications.