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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    2 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership L30 - L34

What skills and experience we're looking for

The new Headteacher will have the opportunity to work within the collaborative environment provided by Chorus Education Trust, a growing, local trust, to lead the development and improvement of the outcomes of the young people of Eckington School.

The key priorities for this role and the school for the next 12 months are to:

  • Ensure that standards continue to rise, especially in the EBacc subjects.
  • Improve the quality of teaching.
  • Ensure the attainment and progress gap closes between disadvantaged students and their peers.
  • Ensure that behaviour improves and that all students feel safe.
  • Ensure that attendance improves, particularly the attendance of disadvantaged students.
  • Embed robust planning and quality assurance systems and processes throughout all areas of school.

Beyond this, the Headteacher will possess the vision, leadership and direction to promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the school’s work.

What the school offers its staff

Eckington School is an 11-18 secondary school with 1275 students on roll, 141 of those in the Sixth Form. Situated in the North East Derbyshire countryside, it is close to both Sheffield and the Peak District.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Chorus Trust we are committed to the safeguarding of all our pupils, please visit our website to access our safeguarding & child protection policy: www.chorustrust.org/policies

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulation

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About Eckington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1273 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01246 432849

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@chorustrust.org.

School location

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