County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar & Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland
L26 - L32 £81,927 - £94,898 per annum
9th Oct 2023
Leaders at all levels are determined to ensure Monkwearmouth becomes one of the top performing schools in Sunderland and the Academy is on a strong trajectory to achieving this ambitious vision. There is a commitment to ensure the ‘Believe, Achieve, Succeed’ motto becomes a way of life for all learners and to ensure this exceptional community has a school to be proud of. The Academy became part of Tyne Coast Academy Trust (TCAT) as a fresh start school in September 2019. Since then, the Trust has invested over £6m in the estate bringing its building, learning environment and IT infrastructure up to date with exciting plans to re-open the onsite swimming pool this term. Attainment is rising with early indications that all headline measures have improved again in 2023 and attendance has recovered well since the pandemic. A new and exciting partnership with one of the highest performing trusts in the country has been initiated by the DfE to help accelerate further the trajectory of improvement. The Gorse Academies Trust (TGAT) provides support, challenge and expertise and already further improvements are evident. The Trust has a strong board and a very experienced and supportive executive team. This is an exciting time to join Monkwearmouth Academy and Tyne Coast Academy Trust. We are looking for the best as our staff and students deserve the best.
Headteacher L26 – L32 £81,927 – £94,898 per annum (Starting Salary dependent upon experience)
Tyne Coast Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated, visible leader with the ability to drive change and a commitment to ensuring the school community has an excellent secondary school that meets its students’ needs and raises their aspirations. As Headteacher, you will be empowered to lead Monkwearmouth to a bright future whilst fostering its own unique identity. You should place students first in every decision you make and have the confidence and capacity to drive an ambitious education agenda which has school improvement at its core.
An experienced professional, you will possess a vision for success, have humility, integrity and loyalty and believe that every young person deserves the very best education. Monkwearmouth Academy needs an experienced, highly aspirational, passionate and strong leader who is able to demonstrate strategic leadership, coupled with excellent people management skills who will build on what is currently good and ensure the school continues to improve by embracing opportunities and challenges. A proven track record of achieving success and raising standards as a leader with a commitment to the highest quality of education, strength to hold staff to account and an attitude that will engage students, staff and the wider community are all essential.
We can offer a MAT environment that values Headteacher professionalism and delegates to them the responsibilities for their children and young people’s education and pastoral care whilst also providing a collaborative and developmental relationship with other leaders across our family of schools and central team.
We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme and have access to high quality CPD. You will receive strong, consistent support from dedicated staff, loyal parents and students, together with a committed central trust team, governors and trustees. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with Trust Headteachers, the central team and impact on how the Trust develops over the coming years as part of a strategically developed growth plan to increase the size of the MAT which will provide excellent career development opportunities.
Potential candidates are invited to contact Lindsay Winter, by emailing Lindsay.email@example.com to arrange a suitable time to discuss the post with our Acting Chief Executive, Mike Collier and/or to arrange a visit to the academy.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 9 October 2023. Please return your completed application form to Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Monkwearmouth Academy and Tyne Coast Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check.
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, 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.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone who discloses a disability where their application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Application packs and further information can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website https://www.tynecoastacademytrust.co.uk/join-our-team-current-vacancies/ or by contacting Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant at email@example.com
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Other Supporting Documents:Headteacher Recruitment Pack Headteacher Job Description Headteacher Person Specification
Monkwearmouth Academy is a secondary school in north Sunderland which is passionate about education and believes in our values of Believe in yourself, Achieve the highest standards and Succeed in life.
This is an exciting time to join Monkwearmouth Academy, we are on a journey of improvement to become a school where every child achieves their full potential and that our community are proud of. We have recently joined Tyne Coast Academy Trust enabling us to become bigger, better and stronger.
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