Headteacher, Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Berwick Middle SchoolBerwick-upon-Tweed

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L18-24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Berwick Middle School

Lovaine Terrace,

Berwick Upon Tweed

TD15 1LA

Berwick Middle School is a “Good” school (Ofsted 2013) for children from 9-13 years of age. We have high expectations of all our children, both in their learning and wider development. All of our staff are highly committed to achieving the best for young people and many teachers are outstanding practitioners. The community is warm, welcoming and supportive.

We are looking for an exceptional leader to build on our current successes and develop a vision which will take us on to the next steps in our journey.

The successful candidate will:

Ø have experience as a Headteacher or senior leader and a track record of raising standards and achievement

Ø be passionate about teaching and learning and have a strong vision for delivering these

Ø be able to build and sustain successful relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and the broader community

Ø combine strategic clarity with great management skills

At Berwick Middle School, you will benefit from becoming part of a school that:

Ø is a key member of the Berwick Schools’ Partnership, integrating children’s needs across their entire school career.

Ø is a member of the “Ponteland Partnership Teaching Schools Alliance”, spreading excellence throughout the county of Northumberland.

Ø is at the heart of the local community, benefitting from close ties to local arts and sports initiatives. Berwick Middle offers an array of “enrichment” activities and purpose-built science and gymnasium facilities.

Ø has a fully-integrated, state-of-the art, special needs unit serving North Northumberland.

Ø has a vibrant, warm and welcoming ethos, situated in a picturesque and historic seaside town – yet under one hour from Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Pre-arranged visits to the school are strongly recommended.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

For further details and an application pack, please contact Susan Fraser (Office Manager):

(T) 01289 306140 or susan.fraser@berwick.northumberland.sch.uk

Completed application and criminal record declaration forms should be returned to the school by noon on 6th October 2017

Further information about the school can be found on our website: www.berwickmiddleschool.org.uk


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More about Berwick Middle School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 13 years
Address: Lovaine Terrace, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1289 306140