NCEA Duke's Secondary School, Ashington, Northumberland


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 25 to Lead Practitioners range 31, £74,103 to £85,826

Job description

Working with the CEO, Trustees and Governors, the Principal will provide the leadership and management that enables NCEA Duke’s School to give every student high quality education and which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement, skills development and well-being. They will lead the staff to realise the Trust’s vision of allowing all of our students to “let their light shine” [Matthew 5:16] fulfil our mission and ensure that our LIGHT values permeate the school.

Essential educational requirements

Honours degree

Essential qualifications

Honours degree
Evidence of continuous professional development relevant to the role of Principal
Safeguarding, Safer Recruitment and Child Protection Training

Essential skills and experience

Experience as a Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher (or equivalent) in a secondary academy or school.
Proven track record, as a senior leader, of raising the standards of teaching, learning and achievement at Key Stages 3 and 4.
Evidence of implementing a vision and strategic plan across the whole school, identifying priorities, quality assuring processes and evaluating the impact.
Experience of improving the curriculum and bringing innovative ideas to teaching and learning resulting in demonstrable impact. Experience of working effectively with the local community.

Employee benefits

Enhanced salary may be considered for an exceptional candidate.
CPD opportunities

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 909 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website NCEA Duke's Secondary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Academy Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9FZ