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
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.
Enhanced salary may be considered for an exceptional candidate.
About NCEA Duke's Secondary School
- Academy Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9FZ
- NCEA Duke's Secondary School website (opens in a new window)