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  • Start date details

    Autumn term

  • Closing date

    24 August 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Mon-Fri 8:15-4:00pm

Contract type


Pay scale

Highly competitive salary

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are aiming to recruit a Head of School Improvement as a member of the Trust’s Executive Leadership to focus on school improvement and quality assurance across schools within the Trust.

As we grow, this will include primary, secondary and post-16 provision.

You will be responsible for establishing and leading the support, advice and guidance that enables our school leaders to succeed and improve so that we can deliver the highest quality for all our children.

You will initially work closely with our schools to establish the school improvement team and services they need to deliver sustainable improvement.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for someone to play a pivotal role in development of the Trust at a time of significant growth.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced leader able to develop teams and demonstrate a track record of successful school improvement.
  • Has the ability to communicate a clear vision for improvement.
  • Has strong knowledge and understanding of the education landscape including, for example, awarding bodies or OFSTED.
  • Has experience of whole school leadership or leadership in a large organisation.
  • Can provide evidence of their ability to objectively evaluate school performance and identify strategies to support improvement.
  • Can inspire others to lead complex changes.
  • Has the ability to make a significant contribution to a forward-looking strategic leadership team.

In return you will:

  • Be a member of the Trust Executive Leadership Team, joining a strong and dynamic team of professionals.
  • Be instrumental in shaping the strategy and actions to deliver the Trust vision in all our schools.
  • Develop your career through effective mentoring and professional development.
  • Develop your track record of successful implementation of trust growth.
  • Be paid well and provided with a wide range of employee benefits.
  • Have access to teacher or local government pension schemes.

What the school offers its staff

Candidates can find out more about the Trust and our schools via the Trust website: https://northernschoolstrust.co.uk/. Candidates are welcome to have an informal discussion about the role with Nigel Ward (CEO) or Phil Lloyd (Executive Principal).

Arrangements can be made by contacting via email, Moira Hennessy m.hennessy@northernschoolstrust.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In line with changes to KCSIE 2022, all shortlisted candidates may be subject to an online search to check their suitability for the role.

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About North Liverpool Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 261 2941

Fully comprehensive inner city secondary part of Northern Schools Trust (MAT)

Arranging a visit to North Liverpool Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.hennessy@northernschoolstrust.co.uk.

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