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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    20 September 2023 at 2:24pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L19

What skills and experience we're looking for

As an Academy, we are looking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher responsible for Pastoral as a result of a restructure of roles and responsibilities within the Senior Leadership Team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead a key area of a vibrant academy with a dedicated and passionate team of staff. This post would ideally suit either an experienced deputy headteacher or aspirational assistant headteacher / leader who can inspire and develop staff and students and create an environment where the whole academy community can thrive and flourish.

We are looking for a person who:

  • Is a champion for all students and an advocate for an inclusive and values driven education

  • Recognises that attainment and progress are valuable ingredients in a holistic education that nurtures young people, develops their character and prepares them for the next steps in life

  • Has experience, or a good understanding of working in a diverse and challenging community

  • Can inspire, lead change and ensure that outcomes are met through robust quality assurance

  • Will promote and sustain our Christian principles and understands the significance of church school values in the education of young people

  • Has a good understanding of the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead in a secondary setting

  • Has a passion for improving behaviour and helping children overcome barriers to learning

  • Has knowledge of systems and strategies that improve attendance

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you is:

  • An inclusive, vibrant and inspirational environment with talented and fully committed staff

  • An outstanding community of staff, local governors and parents/carers

  • Superb resources and facilities with secure, strong and stable finances

  • An exciting opportunity to part of a new and growing Trust with a strong central team

  • The opportunity to shape the future of a school community and a growing family of schools

  • Supportive and bespoke performance development and appraisal

  • A Multi-Academy Trust environment that values Headteacher professionalism and delegates to them the responsibilities for their children’s education and pastoral support.

  • A collaborative and developmental relationship with other leaders across the family of schools.

  • High quality, bespoke education support from a central team that supports school leaders with the delivery of the quality of education

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references, including their suitability to work with children. Applications will only be considered from individual applicants on our standard application form, and not via CV alone or agencies.
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About The St Lawrence Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
789 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Phone number

The St Lawrence Academy is a thriving Church Academy that has successfully served its local community since opening in 2008 and provides children with fantastic opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Directors of St Lawrence Academies Trust and the Diocese of Lincoln are looking for an inspirational, talented and experienced school leader; one who can lead the Academy towards achieving academic excellence for our students and enable them to fully flourish. The St Lawrence is an-oversubscribed academy for 11-16 year old students of all abilities. Our PAN now stands at 165. We currently have a roll of 790, which is due to be 810 in September 2023. We serve a diverse community in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. We are an inclusive Academy striving to meet the needs of all our learners in our caring environment. Students from all backgrounds and faiths, regardless of ability, are welcome. We are sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln and have a strong Christian ethos.

Arranging a visit to The St Lawrence Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ljohnson@tsla.co.uk.

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