The successful applicant must be able to
demonstrate a proven record of success working with secondary age pupils, have
recent and substantial school leadership experience, either as an existing
Headteacher, Assistant Head or Deputy Head, and be committed to providing the pupils
with a high-quality education and environment. You must exhibit confidence, empathy and a clear focus on continuing to
build a healthy workplace culture to benefit the wellbeing of staff and pupils.
a committed and collaborative leader, keen to engage actively in
partnership, working extremely close and building strong working partnerships
with our local primary schools and this sharing of ideas, collaborations
and collegiate support is essential going into the future initiatives
that deliver real benefits for pupils, staff and the wider community.
- Be outward looking, seeking opportunities to
learn from and work with others with excellent interpersonal skills who can motivate and manage all
stakeholders, effectively shaping and delivering the strategic plan.
- Demonstrate excellent leadership and
management to staff with the ability to challenge robustly and
constructively, yet considering how we can adapt our practices
innovatively to promote and enhance the wellbeing of our staff team. Be
someone who recognises the importance of maintaining the school’s existing
values, while instilling their own leadership and identity.
robust financial management, ensuring we can invest successfully in our
school, and maximise our resources to improve the outcomes and life
chances of pupils.
- Be an outstanding teaching practitioner able
to set and achieve ambitious goals and continually seek to raise standards
and promote our vision, values and aims in a way that is relevant and
inspiring to all.
- Have well-developed IT skills and an
understanding of the evolving role of technology in education
- Demonstrate a deep understanding of the
significance and importance of consistent data monitoring.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the
social, emotional, physical and educational needs of young people, and
ensure that the school provides a rounded provision to nurture them.
- Be someone who is capable of and
confident in making difficult decisions and ask challenging questions in
order to seek the best possible outcome for our school as a whole.
- Have a continuing drive to reflect, learn
and strive for positive development, for yourself, your staff team, the pupils
and our school as a whole.
If you feel ready to be our next Headteacher and you
can bring your experience, enthusiasm, commitment and energy to deliver our
vision of excellence for our passionate pupils and motivated staff, we would love to hear from you.
more information about this wonderful opportunity, how to apply and to view the
job description and person specification please visit our dedicated campaign
site – https://nyresourcing.co.uk/risedale-school-headteacher/
For an informal, confidential conversation please call Helen Poole
on 01609 532 254or firstname.lastname@example.org arrange a call. Helen
has been engaged to support us with recruiting to this exciting opportunity.
- School Visits by appointment only: To arrange a school
visit please contact the schools’ business manager, Stef Blood between 09:00 -
15:00 on 01748 833501 Ext:
- Application closing date: Midnight, Sunday 3rd
- Shortlisting: Wednesday 6th (evening)
- Interviews: Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th
applying please take into account the following:
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.
When completing your application, please provide two
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and
aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We
have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training
relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We
expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note this post is in regulated activity and exempt from the
rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to satisfactory references and
an enhanced DBS criminal records and barred list check for work with children.
An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on
information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything
that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.
North Yorkshire Council (NYC) advertise vacancies and process
applications on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in
North Yorkshire. NYC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment
practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy
and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Further information on how
we process your data can be found here.
Risedale School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all children in our school. We will protect and support our vulnerable children, children who need support through early help, children in need and children who have a child protection plan. All North Yorkshire schools, including Risedale School, follow the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership procedures.
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