Assistant Headteacher

The King Edward VI SchoolNorthumberland


Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

(13-19 High School, Headteacher: Ms Clare Savage)

“Teachers are highly skilled and enthusiastic; they are relentless in their drive to help students to achieve their very best”

(OfSTED Report 2014)

Assistant Headteacher

(Trust Lead and School SENDco)

L13 - 17 Required for September 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated practitioner to join our team to lead SEND; ensuring high standards and successful outcomes for all our students. The successful candidate will work at The King Edward VI School as SENCO 0.6FTE and across The Three Rivers Learning Trust leading SEND provision 0.4FTE. This role will provide professional development, challenge and the opportunity to work within a vibrant learning community. 

The King Edward VI High School, Morpeth is approximately 15 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. We provide education for over 1400 students from Years 9-13 including a thriving Sixth Form of over 450 students. As one of the top ranking schools in the North East of England for academic achievement, The King Edward VI School prides itself on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school built on traditional principles and high standards. The Three Rivers Learning Trust comprises of eight schools across Morpeth and the Coquet Valley. We aim to prepare all in our care to leave the Trust fully equipped to meet the challenges they may face, and with a sense of service to their communities. We value our positive relations between staff and students and are proud of our friendly and purposeful atmosphere. Our dedicated staff ensure that students are challenged to meet their potential, in a supportive environment. We have a holistic view of education and pride ourself on offering a fully rounded educational experience. It is not only in the academic sphere where our students excel.

If you would like to arrange a visit prior to submitting an application please contact Paula Reeves to make arrangements at  

Please visit the school’s website for further details about the post and to download a recruitment pack. (

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 13 April 2021.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful candidate.

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