Vacancies

Executive Head Teacher
 
The Governors of the Federation of Broomhaugh and Corbridge (VA) Church of England First Schools are seeking to appoint an Executive Headteacher from September 2022. We are looking for an outstanding, inspiring, nurturing, motivational and visionary leader, who is ambitious for our children; our staff; our Federation and indeed themselves. 
 
We wish to appoint someone who shares our ethos and can build on our recognised strengths to move us forward. In return we have a great deal to offer. Our children are enthusiastic, happy, eager to learn, well behaved and excellent ambassadors for our schools. We have a creative and stimulating learning environment with a close-knit team of experienced, dedicated and highly supportive staff who are committed to developing the teaching and learning ethos which is evident throughout our schools. 
 
Our schools are situated within the beautiful and much sought after residential area of the Tyne Valley. They are within easy reach of the cities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Durham and also the historic market town of Hexham. Applying for the job It is important that you complete all sections of the form and that you provide full information in each section. 
 
Please do not send a CV as these cannot be accepted. Include your full work history with no unexplained gaps since leaving school education. Include all training you have completed, particularly those in recent years which have helped to prepare you for executive headship. In addition to the application form please provide a personal statement of no more than 1000 words, using the person specification to demonstrate how you meet the criteria and outlining your motivation for your application. 
 
Please make sure your referees are aware of your application and you should provide their official organisation email address, if appropriate. One referee must be the Head Teacher or Chair of Governors for your current/most recent post. Please note the requirement that you must not alter the design or layout of this form in any way. If you need this form in another format (e.g in Braille or large print ), please contact headships@northumberland.gov.uk
 
Completed applications should be emailed to headships@northumberland.gov.uk to arrive no later than 9am on Friday 25th March 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted week commencing 4th April 2022. Interviews and assessments will be held on Thursday 28th April 2022. The selection process will be undertaken by the Governing Body of the Federation of Broomhaugh and Corbridge (VA) Church of England First Schools. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of entirely satisfactory references, and the usual school pre-employment medical and background checks. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post. Interviews will be conducted in line with the current Covid risk assessment. 
 
Our Schools The Federation of Broomhaugh and Corbridge (VA) Church of England First Schools was formed in September 2021 bringing together Broomhaugh and Corbridge First Schools under one Governing Body. The schools are located on two sites, 3.5 miles apart (10 minutes drive). Our schools have a strong family ethos, work hard to make learning challenging yet fun, and seek to develop strong links between staff, parents, governors and the wider community. The Federation benefits from a strong Senior Leadership Team. The Executive Head Teacher is ably supported by an Executive Deputy Head Teacher. 
 
Within both schools, you will find a happy, welcoming, stimulating environment. They provide high standards of education, valuing the efforts of the individual and achieving the learning potential of all children whilst promoting equal opportunities. We promote learning for life and encourage children to learn no matter where they are, inside or out! We believe in developing the "whole" child who progresses to Middle School with confidence. We work hard to nurture, encourage, support and extend all of our children to achieve their full, individual potential. 
 
Full details of each school are available in the information pack. Visits to the schools in advance are warmly welcomed and you should contact our Office Manager, Mrs Susan Steele, Corbridge First School who will book your appointment. Date and times available are: Thursday March 17th at 9.15am or 4pm Tel: 01434 632534
 
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