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  • Job start date

    1 May 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£64,225 - £74,283

What skills and experience we're looking for

Now the Trust is expanding, we are looking for a dynamic leader who has a clear vision for the future and who has the ability to put that vision into practice. You will be well organised, a good communicator and have the ability to motivate a team to create an inspirational and caring learning environment. You will have a good understanding of the SEN Code of Practice and relevant government legislation relating to Alternative Learning Provision.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior leader who has a proven track record in:

  • working with children with Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • experience of working in mainstream education
  • setting up a new learning provision
  • leading and developing staff
  • embedding policies, procedures and new ways of working
  • providing opportunities for children who are not engaging with learning in mainstream school.
  • supporting children with successful re-integration into mainstream school

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the chance to make a difference to children’s lives and provide them with opportunities to grow into responsible adults. You will become part of a close and supportive management team who have a wealth of experience working with children in SEMH who are working towards creating a centre of excellence in the Southwest of England.

Further details about the role

North Star was born out of a drive to do something different for those who need more

Formed by the desire to shape futures, North Star emerged

We remain where others may part

Equipping young minds to join with their communities

Forging together the path ahead, traveling alongside

Our team can bring dreams to fruition. Join us and thrive.

This role will play a key part in realising this vision.

North Star Alternative Learning provision is a new school which is currently being built in the north of Bristol. The school has easy access to the M4 and M5 and is due to open in October 2023. The successful applicant will project manage the opening of the new school, recruit experienced staff, develop robust systems and procedures and shape the culture of the new school. The start date is 1 May 2023 but we would consider a later start for the right candidate.

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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About North Star Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

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

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