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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L16 £68,400 - L22 £79,112 p.a.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Calling all passionate and innovative leaders!

Are you seeking to make a real difference in the lives of young people with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs? Do you have a proven track record of success in creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment? If so, we're excited to announce an exciting opportunity to lead North Star 240°, a SEMH secondary school within the North Star Trust, in Bristol.

About the Role

As our Headteacher, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of NS240° and its students. You will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the overall academic and pastoral care of the school
  • Developing and implementing a vision for the school that prioritizes the needs of all learners
  • Leading a team of dedicated staff and fostering a culture of collaboration
  • Nurturing a positive and supportive learning environment for all students
  • Building strong partnerships with families, the community, and external agencies

About You

We are seeking an experienced and inspiring leader with a deep understanding of SEMH needs. You should be a compassionate and empathetic individual with a strong commitment to equity and social justice. You should also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to build relationships with students, staff, parents, and the wider community. Leading an SEMH school can be challenging, we are looking for an experienced individual who is resilient and adaptable.

In addition to the above, you will ideally have:

  • A proven track record of success in leadership and management
  • A strong understanding of SEN policy and legislation
  • Experience in developing and implementing inclusive education practices
  • A passion for working with young people with SEMH needs
  • A commitment to social justice and equity

Job description and person specification attached.

Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received so please submit an early application.

Safeguarding Statement

North Star Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

What the school offers its staff

You will be part of:

  • An exciting and innovative development of a Primary and Secondary learning community
  • A dedicated team of staff who strive for excellence
  • A caring and inclusive ethos
  • A school which has supportive Governors and Parents with high expectations of the school

In return, we offer a competitive salary, pension, a supportive team, training and development and the potential for career progression to the right person.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Star Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

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About North Star 240°

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
76 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

North Star 240° is the secondary provision of North Star Academy Trust based in North Bristol, specialising in supporting pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. We aim to be part of a joined-up provision offering our pupils the outstanding education they deserve.

Arranging a visit to North Star 240°

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.price@northstar-academy.co.uk.

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