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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale 8-12 (£52,659 to £58,105 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

  • Have proven experience of developing school culture and behaviour.
  • Be an integral part of our drive towards an exceptional student culture.
  • Lead on the whole school implementation of systems and processes to further embed positive behaviour and attitudes to learning.
  • Work with the wider senior leadership team to strategically explore, prepare, deliver and sustain school priorities driven through the Academy Development Plan.
  • Have proven experience of successfully managing a team of professionals.
  • Have an ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students.
  • Be able to lead on establishing and implementing a safe, calm and well-ordered environment.
  • Be committed to engaging fully with our community and providing an ambitious and inclusive environment to meet the needs of our students.
  • Establish provision for all pupils that is focussed on safeguarding pupils and developing their positive behaviour in the school and in the wider society
  • Be a committed, highly competent, energised, reflective and resilient individual.
  • Possess the skills and determination to make a profound difference to the lives of our students by sharing our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting

What the school offers its staff

We pride ourselves on:

  • Being at the heart of our local community and providing our students with an exemplary environment in which to learn and achieve.
  • Being a highly innovative, driven, inspirational and ambitious organisation with a clear vision for achieving success.
  • Being part of the Learning Community Trust. This facilitates opportunities to provide excellent collaboration between colleagues and leaders, as well as access to effective CPD. The Trust is committed to invest in and develop all staff and, most importantly, bring about the best possible outcomes for our students who deserve the very best. 
  • Our strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition. We can offer you a range of benefits which include a comprehensive wellbeing support package, a laptop and access to the on-site gym and swimming pool.
  • Being an oversubscribed and popular school, located close to the M54 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shrewsbury and Wales.
  • Our most recent OFSTED inspection graded as ‘good plus’ (June 2022). Key findings include:

“There is a calm and orderly environment. Pupils are polite and respectful to staff and visitors. Bullying is extremely rare and pupils have full confidence in staff to deal with any issues that arise”.

“Teachers have high expectations for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).”

“Leaders are acutely aware of staff well-being and workload. The vast majority of staff feel well supported both personally and professionally. Staff appreciate the time they are given to work together in departments to plan and evaluate the curriculum. Staff are highly supportive of leaders and are proud to work at the school”.

Further details about the role

Visits and applications:

Daniel Roycroft, Headteacher, would be delighted to meet you and talk about the opportunity, please email Charlotte Oliver charlotte.oliver@lct.education to book a visit.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further information, we look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd February 2023 by Noon

Interviews to be held WC 6th February 2023

For more information, to arrange a visit to the school, and to return completed application forms, please contact Miss Charlotte Oliver via email: charlotte.oliver@lct.education

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance (including a check on the children’s barred list for those working in regulated activity) for the successful applicant. We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are also committed to Equality and Diversity. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted. Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

For more information regarding our school’s commitment to safeguarding, please see our Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy -https://hadleylearningcommunity.org.uk/secondary/policies-documents/

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to charlotte.oliver@lct.education

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About Hadley Learning Community - Secondary Phase

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1093 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01952 387012

Arranging a visit to Hadley Learning Community - Secondary Phase

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.oliver@lct.education.

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