• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    11 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2021

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subject
Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Salary: L12 – L18

Job summary

The Heritage Coast Federation of Fylingdales C.E and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre C.E Primary Schools, North Yorkshire
Post: Executive Headteacher
Number on Roll: Fylingdales 74, Hawsker 54
Commencing: September 2021
Salary: L12 – L18 (Relocation package of up to £8,000 available)
Contract Term: Permanent

Fylingdales C.E and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre C.E are caring and supportive primary schools with an incredible warmth and a welcoming family atmosphere. We provide nurturing environments, based on Christian values, where all individuals are treated with fairness, respect and equality and where the interests of our pupils are paramount.
Flourish, succeed, let your light shine.

We are a friendly, welcoming, child-centred, Church of England Federation of two primary schools which are near the beautiful seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, on the Yorkshire coast and on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Our schools have close contacts with their village communities as well as the local churches in Fylingthorpe, Robin Hood’s Bay, Hawsker and Stainsacre.

The schools work closely with their communities and our core values and Christian ethos, underpin the vision and aims of the Church of England, are demonstrated on a daily basis.
Your remit will be to raise standards by developing the federation, with an ability to effect change at pace and to work collaboratively with colleagues in the school, across the Federation and with their wider communities. You will have recent school leadership experience and be committed to providing the children with a high quality education and environment.

You will be guided by our Christian values, create a safe, caring environment where pupils can thrive emotionally, intellectually, morally, physically, socially and spiritually.

Our Opportunity

This is a rewarding Executive Headship; you will be able to lead our coastal schools on to the next stages of their journeys: and understand what their journeys might look like as well as having a clear vision for the future development of the Federation.
It is an exciting opportunity for the new Executive Headteacher who, as a dynamic, innovative, and experienced professional, will lead the schools to become outstanding and to fully meet the needs of the community it serves, in an ever-changing educational landscape.

In particular, we are looking for an Executive Headteacher who;

• Has strong leadership and the ability to develop the Federation team, to be their best and to work together as one team for the best of the children and the Federation, whilst still keeping a strong bond as a staff team within each school.
• Possesses a good understanding of school financial planning, being able to look and recognise the strengths of staff across the two schools and make strategic decisions to safeguard the future of the Federation. Who, through business-like management skills, is able to source funding opportunities to improve facilities and resources for the Federation.
· Has the experience, motivation and resilience to move the federation forwards and embrace any further challenges.
· Understands that thriving schools can be the beating heart of a rural community and that their success or otherwise affects the wider community.
· Will work with the subject leader roles, supporting staff in planning a challenging and engaging curriculum. A professional who shows commitment to the whole breadth of curriculum and a passionate determination to utilise our local areas and creative subjects as part of children’s learning and development.
· Is aware of their responsibility, as Executive Headteacher of Church of England schools, to maintain their faith commitment and their caring and nurturing environments while continuing to improve our drive to achieve excellent results.
· Exhibits confidence, empathy and a clear focus on continuing to build a healthy workplace culture to benefit the wellbeing of staff and pupils.
· Understands the values of the school in welcoming children and families of all backgrounds and abilities and ensuring that they all have the best support in place to achieve.
· Is an inspirational leader who is committed to delivering the Schools’ vision for the children, staff and communities we serve.
· Has the expertise to build a senior leadership team across the Federation to secure leadership capacity for the future.
· Promotes and enhances the wellbeing of the team, developing a distributed leadership, nurturing opportunities for all staff to learn and grow to their full potential.

We can offer you:
· Happy, caring and supportive schools, with well-behaved children who respect each other and have a passion for learning.
· Excellent school locations and areas
· A Governing Body that is committed to providing support on all matters including more sensitive or difficult issues - this includes the wellbeing of all staff members – and which is experienced, committed and passionate about our schools and ensuring our children reach their potential.
· Support from the parents, Local Authority, Diocese of York, and a dedicated staff team.
· An ambitious curriculum, which aims to give every child a love for learning and enriching opportunities.
· Relocation assistance and competitive remuneration package through the OA

If you feel ready to be our next Executive Headteacher and you can bring your experience, enthusiasm, passion, commitment and energy to deliver our vision for our wonderful children and motivated staff, we would love to hear from you.

For more information about this exciting opportunity and how to apply (and view the job description and Person spec) please visit our dedicated campaign site – http://www.nyresourcing.co.uk/the-heritage-coast-federation-13363-2/

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role and to arrange a school visit, please call Julie Crichton on 07581143421 or email julie.crichton@northyorks.gov.uk. Julie has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role.

Key dates:
· Schools Visits – To be arranged by appointment only
· Application closing date: Midnight, Sunday 11th April
· Shortlisting: Thursday, 15th April
· Interviews: Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th May

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification (see campaign site). This will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

References
When completing your application, please provide two employment references.

Safeguarding
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to undertaking an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Employee benefits

(Relocation package of up to £8,000 available)

Applying for the job

For more information about this exciting opportunity and how to apply (and view the job description and Person spec) please visit our dedicated campaign site – http://www.nyresourcing.co.uk/the-heritage-coast-federation-13363-2/

More on how to apply

Schools overview

Contact phone number
07581143421

About the schools

Dear Applicant,
Thank you for taking the time to find out more about our opportunity of Executive Headteacher at The Heritage Coast Federation of Fylingdales C.E and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre C.E Primary Schools. We have gathered together a great deal of useful information to help you understand the schools, their culture and children. We believe that the position is one in which you can make a lasting difference to the lives of our children, their families and our staff, while developing your own career.

Situated near the beautiful seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, on the Yorkshire coast and on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Our schools have close contact with their village communities as well as the local churches in Fylingthorpe, Robin Hood’s Bay, Hawsker and Stainsacre. We are well supported by both our North Yorkshire County Council Senior Education Advisor and the Diocese of York.
Our schools promote a caring, supportive, close family atmosphere and place great emphasis on collaborating with parents/carers, children, stakeholders and our communities. We aim to achieve our vision by providing a quality, fun, accessible and enjoyable education in a safe and caring environment, where our pupils can flourish and shine.

Our schools Federated in September 2018. As a Federation, we have grown, retaining the benefits of both our schools whilst working effectively together to ensure children’s personal development and well-being as well as wider curriculum opportunities are valued as highly as academic progress.
We have one governing body and one budget across both schools. We have seen many benefits from this and continue to work as a Federation to bring the greatest benefits to the children of both communities.

We want your skills as a supportive, ambitious leader to make a difference, to enhance teaching and learning across the curriculum and to enrich the personal and social development of our children. We want you to join with everyone - staff, governors and pupils – to promote our Christian vision and further develop that vision for our schools.
It is important that our new Executive Headteacher has a friendly, outgoing personality with an energetic, positive outlook, respects difference and is dedicated to enabling all learners to aim high and achieve their potential.

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role and to arrange a visit to the school, please call Julie Crichton on 07581143421 or email julie.crichton@northyorks.gov.uk. Julie has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role.

We encourage applicants to have a look at the Federation website and our Fylingdales Facebook and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre Facebook pages to get a feel for our school.

On behalf of the governing body, thank you again for your interest in The Heritage Coast Federation of Fylingdales C.E and Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre C.E Primary Schools and we look forward to receiving your application.

Yours faithfully,
Andrea Dickinson Back and Julie Matthewson
Co-Chairs of Governors

School details

Fylingdales Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
Primary
School size
77 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Hawsker Cum Stainsacre Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
Primary
School size
61 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role and to arrange a school visit, please call Julie Crichton on 07581143421 or email julie.crichton@northyorks.gov.uk. Julie has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role.

School locations

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