8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Group pay range L11- L15 (£54,091 - £59,581 per year)

Job summary

Benfield School
Assistant Headteacher – Personal Development & Safeguarding
Leadership Group pay range L11- L15 (£54,091 - £59,581 per year)
Permanent, To start September 2021

We invite interest in this exciting opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team at Benfield School, which is one of five schools within NEAT Academy Trust. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of young people and our communities.
Benfield is an inclusive school, and this acknowledges the rich, cultural diversity of our community in the east end of Newcastle upon Tyne. Our school continues to grow and we are looking forward to again admitting our full PAN of 207 in September and to providing a thriving learning environment for all students.
This is a strategic role with lead responsibility for the quality of personal development, student well-being and safeguarding across the whole school. Additional areas of responsibility will include leading the development of cultural capital, the PSHCE curriculum and holding a strategic lead for the development of CEIAG and enriching leadership links to embed skills and pathways to employment for students. Our journey to ensure improved whole school progress and attainment outcomes for all learners is already underway and we need the right candidate to work with the Senior Leadership Team and other colleagues to drive forward key priorities and plans following our recent Ofsted inspection.
The school requires an Assistant Headteacher who has experience of leading within a secondary school who has the determination, vision and drive to continue the school improvement journey and help the school move to outstanding.
We are looking for a leader who can inspire and influence a range of stakeholders and who:
• has a proven track record in raising aspirations and leading whole school initiatives
• is an outstanding teacher
• has a proven track record in managing and leading change
• has a proven track record in leading, planning strategically and delivering on outcomes on student personal development and well-being
• has experience in the development of PSHCE curriculum
• has experience of CEIAG provision in a school setting
• has a wide knowledge of safeguarding and child protection issues
• Has experience in the implementation of strategies to successfully develop whole school cultural capital initiatives

In return we offer:
• a thriving school community on a modernised site with extensive sporting facilities
• the benefits of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust aiming to provide a seamless education from 2-19
• excellent personal career development as the trust takes forward its ambition to grow.
A completed application form, criminal records declaration form and equalities monitoring form must be submitted by e-mail to lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk no later than 12 noon on Monday 19th April 2021.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all our staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts.

Applying for the job

How to apply
A completed application form, criminal records declaration form and equalities monitoring form must be submitted by e-mail to lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk no later than 12 noon on Monday 19th April 2021.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
873 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0191 2284097

About Benfield School

Benfield is an inclusive school, and this acknowledges the rich, cultural diversity of our community in the east end of Newcastle upon Tyne. Our school continues to grow and we are looking forward to again admitting our full PAN of 207 in September and to providing a thriving learning environment for all students.

School location

Benfield Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE6 4NU

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