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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    4 July 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Range L10 – L14 (£55,360 - £61,042 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Northern Education Trust is a not-for-profit education charity, operating within the North East and North West of England, and works with schools by invitation only. It was formed in 2012 and currently sponsors 22 Academies – 10 primary and 12 secondary – making it one of the largest Multi Academy Trusts in the North of England.All of the Trust’s primary schools are rated either Good or Outstanding by Ofsted, as are all the Trust’s secondary schools which have been inspected whilst sponsored by NET.

This an exciting opportunity for an exceptional leader to work closely with the Principal to help shape the continuous improvements required to ensure all our students have access to the educational provision they deserve. You will join a friendly and supportive team of professionals, contributing to regular networking meetings to enhance collaborative working across the Trust.

This will be underpinned by our vision ‘We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for our children. By doing this, we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care’.

We are looking for a forward-thinking, hardworking and can-do leader who understands our vision of being ‘Outcomes Focussed, Child Centred’. You must have the passion, drive and commitment to continue the outstanding work already achieved, working in collaboration with the Trust family of schools.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work within an inclusive and values driven organisation.
  • Extensive support to develop your potential in this forward-thinking trust at an exciting time in our development.
  • An opportunity to be part of a team of welcoming, dedicated and hardworking individuals.
  • A true commitment to Continuing Professional Development with access to over 180 courses via the National College.

Further details about the role

Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of leading a team on a whole school development area and can demonstrate your impact.
  • Be an outstanding teacher.
  • Have experience of working as a member of a senior leadership team and / or managing school improvement.
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others.
  • Demonstrate clear, strategic thinking in managing the school to achieve its aims and vision.
  • Be committed to, passionate about and inspirational in continuing to raise standards.
  • Have high expectations of learners in all areas.
  • Achieve high effective partnerships with staff, pupils, parents, academy council members and the community.
  • Be enthusiastic, creative and innovative.
  • Have proven skills to monitor evaluate and report on standards of attainment, learning and teaching, and data analysis.
  • Have excellent organisational skills.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of our organisation.
  • Have a proven track record of action planning and implementing for school development with evidence of impact.
  • Have enthusiasm and sound common sense and are relentlessly positive.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

In order to apply for this position, please visit: https://northerneducation.octo-firstclass.co.uk/candidates/account/login/156732?aisId=12&rmId=3351

For more information, please contact Chloe Edwards, Assistant HR Advisor, at c.edwards@northerneducationtrust.org.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 4th July 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 12th July 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and well being of our pupils.
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About The Ferns Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
446 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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