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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

The existing Deputy Headteacher is due to retire and a staffing restructure has provided the scope to reorganise the entire leadership team. With a new Headteacher leading the school we are looking to recruit an ambitious leader to lead on Culture and Ethos. The key purpose of this role is to:
Maintain a strong, positive pastoral ethos based on the school’s warm/strict approach, securing a safe and stable student population with strong progress and attainment outcomes for all
Lead the DSL team, ensuring the key elements of safeguarding, inclusion, behaviour and safety are all of a very high standard / embedded
Line manage (with the AHT i/c of Inclusion) pastoral teams, ensuring their work is strategic and focused on getting every student to make excellent progress and meet university/aspirational alternatives; have direct impact on KS3 and vulnerable group outcomes through line management of key posts including the SENCO
Maintain effective systems of conduct, attendance and punctuality
Strategically lead the school’s pastoral and relationships curriculum (PSHE), house system and extra-curricular offer (character education), ensuring that it meets the needs of all students

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0191 218 9500

About Longbenton High School

Longbenton High School is a highly aspirational, truly comprehensive and smaller than average 11-18 secondary school of around 900 students in North Tyneside. We are passionate about equality, fairness and our students achieving the very best they can. We are proud of our traditional values: kindness, integrity, determination, manners, ambition, positivity. We are a fully inclusive school, in a wonderful modern building, that is dedicated to both supporting and challenging all members of our diverse community and to developing the potential in all our students, regardless of their starting points. We are a calm and orderly school based upon high standards of behaviour and an ethos of trust and care. We are starting to do something for our students that is really special here; ensuring our results match the vision that we have is the next exciting stage of our journey.

Arranging a visit to Longbenton High School

We warmly welcome visits to the school ahead of your application.

If you would like to visit us, please contact Anna Peach, Business Manager, at to arrange this.

We are holding two windows for tours of the school and where you can meet members of the senior team: Monday 17th January 4-6pm and Wednesday 19th January 2-4pm. (We will of course try to accommodate you outside of these times if necessary).

School location

Hailsham Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE12 8ER

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