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Head of Technology and Engineering

The Blyth AcademyBlyth Northumberland

Head of Technology and Engineering

Scale: Leadership scale 1 - 5

Salary: £42,194 - £46,565

Closing Date for applications:  Friday 16th September 2021

Start Date: January 2022

Contract Term: Permanent

At The Blyth Academy, we strive to provide an educational experience which focuses upon academic success, enjoyment and participation; engendering a sense of community and belonging. The Blyth Academy has transformed over the past four years, adding +1 to progress 8; 29% increase in the percentage of students achieving English and Mathematics at grade 5 or above and 31% at grade 4 or above.  We have been recognised as one of the most improved school in Northumberland.

We are looking for a strong leader with personality, who is resilient, willing and able to learn and with excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills and someone who is committed to supporting students to achieve their potential and can embody our trust vision of ‘Outcomes Focused, Child Centred’

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate colleagues and students alike and will be given, and expected to embrace, opportunities and support for further career and professional development. Northern Education Trust is committed to providing bespoke opportunities for leadership development within the Trust. You will also be part of the Trust family of Academies with a set of values we all share. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a leadership background in secondary education to make a real difference.

Being a part of Northern Education Trust will offer you a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself in an ambitious and thriving team. You will have a strong influence on student outcomes across our family of schools where we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of best practice. You will be provided with outstanding professional and career development opportunities in an academy where exceptional teaching and learning is an expectation and where CPD is supported by the Northern Education Trust Staff College.

If you are enthusiastic and highly motivated, committed to improving the life chances of young people, and believe that you could contribute to our academy, we would like to hear from you.

For further information, contact the Business Manager, Rachel McMahon on

The Blyth Academy is committed to Safer Recruitment. Pre-Employment Checks will be undertaken prior to appointments being confirmed. Positions are subject to Enhanced DBS Checks. We expect all adults who work in our academy to share our commitment to Safeguarding and the Health and Well-Being of our Students.

Please return completed application and monitoring forms to Rachel McMahon - Business Manager


Telephone: 01670 798100

Please complete our application and monitoring form and note your letter of application/supporting statement should be no longer than 3 sides of A4. Please note we do not accept CVs

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