Assistant Headteacher - English Achievement and Attainment, Newcastle upon Tyne

Closing date:Expiring today

Walker Riverside AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Group range L12 – L16 £52,414 - £57,934 per annum depending on relevant teaching experience
Contract term: Permanent

Walker Riverside Academy, a ‘Good school with many outstanding aspects’ (Ofsted Inspection September 2017), is seeking to appoint a talented and passionate leader with a proven track record of improving English attainment and achievement who is ready to make contributions to the wider development of our Academy. 

Our 2017 OFSTED report also recognised that “leaders and governors are determined that every pupil should succeed and meet their potential, regardless of any barriers. All staff treat pupils with respect and are committed to providing them with a high standard of education. They are proud to work at the school and as a result morale is high.”

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to become part of an experienced and supportive leadership team where they will not only work closely with the English Faculty, but also lead on whole school improvements in literacy and the outcomes for our high prior attaining students. You will hold young people at the heart of your decision making and will be able to inspire students and teachers alike to be the very best they can be.

Application forms and further details are available directly from our website at or by contacting us by telephone on 0191 295 8660, or by email at

Closing date: 12.00 noon, Friday, 18 October 2019

This Academy is totally committed to child safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all applications will be closely scrutinised to this end.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and pass a range of other recruitment checks.

More about Walker Riverside Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Waverdale Avenue, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE6 4AW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 295 8660