6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership L26 – L32 (£78,025 - £90,379)

Job summary

HEADTEACHER - THE CAMBRIDGE PARK ACADEMY

Leading the field in diverse and personalised learning

Are you a committed, ambitious senior leader with a proven track record of sustained school improvement?

If you are innovative, creative, forward-thinking, and have a passion for working with staff and communities to ensure children with additional needs get the education they deserve, then this is your opportunity to make a real difference.

Salary Range: L26 – L32 (£78,025 - £90,379)
Salary negotiable for the right candidate
Hours of work: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start date: September 2022
Responsible to: CEO and Humber Education Trust Board

It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to The Cambridge Park Academy.

Our learners are at the heart of our school. Everything that we do is about ensuring that their school experience helps them develop both educationally and socially in a fun, engaging, caring and supportive environment. When learners leave Cambridge Park, we aim for them to have a range of educational, independence and self-help skills which will support them in progressing to the next stage of their lives. Not only do we aim for our learners to become valued citizens, but also young adults who are ready to apply the skills that they have gained in school to achieve a future full of success and happiness.

We are extremely proud of our learners' progress, especially taking into account the difficulties and obstacles that they overcome. Our learners achieve academically and socially by: participating in sporting events and competitions, gaining nationally recognised qualifications across a variety of subjects and taking part in work experiences within the local community which develop their work ethic and give them the opportunity to put into practice skills that they have learned in school. We are all proud of our school; not just because of our learners' positive outcomes and the commitment of our staff team but also because of the role that we play in helping our learners to create happy memories.

The right candidate will have:

• A belief that all children are capable of great things and that learning should be fun

• A relentless focus on improving the quality of teaching and improving outcomes for children

• A track record of and commitment to personalisation and working with pupils with a range of complex and additional needs

• An unwavering commitment to inclusion and securing provision which meets the needs of the most vulnerable pupils

• High expectations of everyone within the school community

• Developed robust and accurate systems of self-evaluation which have led to improved outcomes

• Implemented rigorous procedures for the management of performance

• Offered high levels of support and challenge to staff which have led to improved teaching and outcomes for pupils

• Developed a curriculum that inspires children to learn and engages them in all aspects of school life

• Developed positive relationships with parents, carers and the wider community

• A firm commitment to school improvement through a collaborative approach, including work with other schools in Humber Education Trust

For an informal discussion regarding the post and Humber Education Trust, please contact Rachel Wilkes, CEO of Humber Education Trust, on 01482 755674 or via rwilkes@het.academy

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged via Sue Bates, PA to the Headteacher, Tel: 01472 230110. Further information about the school can be found on our school website: www.cambridgepark.co.uk

HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete an application form and submit it online via TES. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification within the Applicant Pack before making an application.

Closing date for completed applications: 8 am, Monday 1 November 2021
Interview date: w/c 15 November 2021

Any offer of employment to this role will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure Barring Service, Children’s Barred List Check, Section 128 check where applicable, identity checks, medical clearance, proof of relevant qualifications, satisfactory references and eligibility to work in the UK checks.

All members of staff are expected to promote and safeguard the welfare of students in accordance with the Safeguarding Children in Education Act, including maintaining clear professional boundaries in all relationships; to promote an anti-racist, multi-cultural approach.

Professional standards detail responsibilities and expectations of our job roles. The generic role specification within our Applicant Pack is offered in good faith as a guide to professional practice.

We strive for excellence and encourage our staff to aim high, making positive impacts through their clear focus and professionalism. All role specifications are subject to change to adapt with circumstances. Additional duties may be asked of our staff if necessary.

If you believe you are the right person for our role then we would love to hear from you.

Further details about our role can be found in the attached Applicant Pack. Our
Prospectus is also available to give you further details about our wonderful academy.

Mark Eames, Principal
The Cambridge Park Academy

Additional allowances

Salary negotiable for the right candidate

Applying for the job

Please visit our TES Career Page to download an application form. Completed form and optional cover letter should be uploaded to TES and submitted to apply for this role.

Our Applicant Pack and Academy Prospectus will give you further details on our school and the role.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification within our Applicant Pack before making an application.

Closing date for completed applications: 8 am, Monday 1 November 2021

Interview date: w/c 15 November 2021

For an informal discussion regarding our vacancy and the Humber Education Trust, please contact Rachel Wilkes, CEO of Humber Education Trust, on 01482 755674 or via rwilkes@het.academy

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
222 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number
01482 755674

About Cambridge Park Academy

We are a special school that caters for children and young people aged 3 to 19 with a range of severe and complex learning needs. A high proportion of learners have autistic spectrum conditions.

Our school has undergone significant investment over the past two years and looks stunning. Our modern facilities now provide greater opportunities for our learners to excel and our healthy budget supports further enhancements for future development.

Arranging a visit to Cambridge Park Academy

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged via Sue Bates, PA to the Headteacher, Tel: 01472 230110. Further information about the school can be found on our school website: www.cambridgepark.co.uk

School location

Cambridge Road, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN34 5EB

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