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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subjects

Design and technology, English, Humanities, Mathematics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week, term time only

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L10-L14

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Assistant Headteacher Quality of Education- to lead an area negotiable to skills of the right candidate.

Start date: ASAP

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Salary: L10-L14

Thornhill Academy are seeking to recruit an Assistant Headteacher within the field of Quality of Education. We have significant strength in this area within of our senior team, which means we can consider candidates with a range of skills within this field. As an example, it may be that you are an expert in teaching and learning, professional development, assessment systems or another aspect of quality of education.

The role is an exciting opportunity to join a school and be part of a growing Trust with a genuine commitment to partnership and equal opportunity. It could be that this is your first step to senior leadership or perhaps a new challenge for existing senior leaders. We encourage all interested applicants to consider a visit to Thornhill.

You will have a commitment that our children will experience excellence at the heart of everything that we do. You will dedicate yourself fully to our mission providing a world class educational experience and you will inspire others to ensure there is never a ceiling placed on potential.

Whilst we have no preference for subject specialism, the successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues in their own teaching, and indeed, outcomes.

What the school offers its staff

Thornhill Academy is an 11 to 16 secondary academy, with over six hundred students which occupies a large site in close proximity to Sunderland City Centre. Thornhill Academy is a unique school in its area, this uniqueness comes from the diversity of our student population. Across the school, students come from 14 different ethnicities, with 35 different languages. We are proud to be this vibrant and diverse community and have developed a culture that has moved far beyond tolerance and one in which we celebrate, learn from, and embrace our differences. The diversity of our community offers students and staff rewarding and deeply engaging experiences and supports staff on their journey to become inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving life chances for all in our community.

At Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their potential and make a positive contribution to society. We provide a safe, happy and nurturing environment in which we challenge all to strive for personal accomplishment and excellence.

Students, parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well as helping students achieve the results they need to follow chosen career paths, has a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Our Aims are to create an environment in which all take responsibility for their actions, behaviour and learning; relishing and learning from challenges. We want to create a safe, supportive and happy working environment in which diversity is celebrated and pupils and staff thrive. We have high expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment to learning and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual progress.

Further details about the role

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at kim.weller1@consilium-at.com.

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Friday 29th September 2023

Interviews will take place during week commencing 9th October 2023

Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English.

Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.

Our young people tell us they are very happy here and we work closely with parents and carers to ensure a successful experience for all.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Thornhill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0191 500 7981

Arranging a visit to Thornhill Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kim.weller1@consilium-at.com.

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