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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    7 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L11-L15 (£56,795 - £62,560 Actual Salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and innovative individual to join our school in the permanent role of Director of Culture and Behaviour. Looking for someone who can work with and lead on our ‘Senior Leadership Team’, building on our sound foundations as we continue with our school expansion over the next 18 Months.

Kelvin Hall School is a very successful 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with approximately 1590 students on roll. We are a popular first choice of school for families in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire and we are a very successful school academically. We are committed to ensure that all schools in the Thrive Cooperative Learning Trust have access to high quality support services to underpin the excellent work our schools do in educating our pupils.

The successful candidate will share our collaborative approach and ethos and must believe in a self-improving and sustainable system of school improvement. As Director of Culture and Behaviour, you will provide inspirational leadership to staff and be a role model to students. The position will have responsibility for a strategic area of the school, supported by the experience, interest and passion of the appointed candidate. This will include leading in the following key areas of the school in addition to the daily operational and strategic roles as per Job Description:

  • Behaviour and pupil attitudes throughout the school, including our personalised alternative learning department and the welfare and progress of our vulnerable.

  • Pupil engagement, providing leadership and support around student welfare, behavioural and attendance issues including leading as the champion for the welfare and behaviour of students, ensuring our caring and positive culture is maintained and developed.

  • Promoting a school culture that takes account of the richness and diversity of the community and ensuring that no child is left behind.

What the school offers its staff

The Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust is responsible for nine schools across Hull; two secondary and seven primary. A Thrive school is one that is a dynamic community of staff, pupils and their families all focussed on one thing - inspiring pupils to thrive in life.

Further details about the role

We will offer you:

  • An inclusive, successful school and outstanding Multi-Academy Trust to work in.

  • Friendly, motivated and enthusiastic students.

  • A 21st Century building with ‘state of the art’ facilities.

  • A Development Programme aimed at both new and experienced Senior Leaders.

We recognise the importance of a visit when considering an application. Should you wish to have an informal and completely confidential discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Mr Chris Leng (Head of School) via email or contact the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thrive Co-operative Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each school has a robust Safeguarding Policy and all staff receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout their employment.

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About Kelvin Hall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1580 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01482 347263

A warm welcome to Kelvin Hall School. We are a large mixed secondary school of approximately 1500 pupils aged 11-16. Kelvin Hall School is an exciting and enjoyable place to learn, where relationships between staff and pupils are positive and happy.

We support our young people, so they enjoy their time at our school and play a key part in all that school life has to offer. We are immensely proud of the successes achieved by our pupils and we constantly strive to do more and be even better. Our ultimate purpose is to do everything that we can to ensure that our students are given the best opportunity to succeed well beyond their school life. We are very proud of all our achievements, not only in examination success, but also in offering wide-ranging and relevant learning experiences beyond the curriculum, equipping all students for their next steps in life.

Outstanding teaching and learning is our priority. Our highly qualified and motivated staff work hard to ensure our students achieve at the highest level, whatever their starting point.

Arranging a visit to Kelvin Hall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@thrivetrust.uk.

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