Director of Learning, Hackney

Closing date:

The Petchey AcademyHackney

Date posted:
Start date: 1/9/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 21st May 2018

Interviews to be held on 23rd or 24th May 2018

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale

Location: Hackney

Contract type: Permanent 

Start Date: September 2018

Outstanding leader needed for an exceptional school!

Do you want to work in a “good school”… with “outstanding leadership and management at all levels? - Ofsted 2015 

The Position – A Learning Centre Lead who will work closely with the senior leadership team

We are seeking to appoint two dynamic, pioneering and entrepreneurial leaders to join our leadership team. We are looking for candidates who are committed to maintaining the high standards set within The Petchey Academy. You will be an excellent, enthusiastic and experienced middle leader and an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to teach at all levels and have the leadership skills and attributes to lead a large and diverse team as well as liaise effectively with multiple external stakeholders. These posts would suit ambitious middle leaders who have the desire to be part of the middle and senior leadership group that is dedicated to raising standards and providing quality provision for its students with aspirations towards senior leadership in the near future.

The successful candidate will have:

· Qualified Teacher Status (with ability to teach A level)

· Proven success in a leadership capacity either subject/ faculty lead or senior pastoral leads

· The ability to teach at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 

· The ability to motivate pupils and achieve excellent results

· Excellent organisational and ICT skills 

  • Enthusiasm for and      commitment to the achievement of the Academy’s overall vision.
  • Awareness of and commitment to diversity and inclusion.      Demonstrates respect for people, regardless of ethnic origin, gender or      disability.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

· Contribute to an outstanding Learning Centre

· Support students to succeed beyond national expectations

· Work with dedicated and enthusiastic staff to inspire our students.

· Enjoy an inspiring building and facilities

· To be part of a growing Academy in the centre of Hackney’s thriving community

· Enjoy excellent professional development opportunities and opportunity to grow within the academy

· Have an exciting benefits package

The Petchey Academy, under the patronage of Jack Petchey is dedicated to enabling young people to aspire and succeed. We have adopted his motto and encourage our students to truly believe “If I think I can….I can!”

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

TPA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about The Petchey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shacklewell Lane, Hackney, London, E8 2EY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7275 1500
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 The Petchey Academy is committed to ensuring that every child will exceed national expectations whilst experiencing a wide and exciting range of opportunities, both within and outside of the classroom, to equip them with the...