6 days remaining to apply

  • 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 this has provided the scope to reorganise the entire leadership team. We are looking to recruit an ambitious leader to lead on Quality of Education.
The key purpose of this role is to:
- Lead on the Quality of Education within the school: curriculum, timetable, teaching, assessment and standards
- Lead on the quality assurance of teaching and learning, including the strategic direction of pedagogy and classroom practice
- Lead on coaching and staff development, including performance management, CPD, ITT and ECTs and staff wellbeing
- Have direct impact on KS4 outcomes through line management of key posts including KS4 year leaders and core subject leaders

Applying for the job

Go to https://longbenton.org.uk/job-vacancies to download the recruitment pack and application form.

If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are, please complete the application form, paying attention to the job description and person specification, outlining how you meet this criteria, with as many concrete examples as possible. In addition, outline in your covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4):

- Your leadership philosophy
- What you view to be the main challenges and opportunities we currently face as leaders in schools and how we should approach them
- What you can bring to Longbenton High School

Completed applications should be sent by email to recruitment@longbenton.org.uk

Further information about the school is available on the school website www.longbenton.org.uk and on social media @longbentonhs (Twitter) and longbenton_high_school (Instagram)

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Supporting documents

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

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 ap@longbenton.org.uk 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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