Headteacher, Morpeth, Northumberland

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The King Edward VI SchoolMorpeth, Northumberland
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ISR L30 - 36 (£80,303 - £93,020)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The King Edward VI School
ISR L30 - 36 (£80,303 - £93,020)
Required for September 2018

The King Edward VI High School is part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust which provides education in the Morpeth and Rothbury area and also consists of Abbeyfields First School, Chantry Middle School and Newminster Middle School. The Trust will expand further in 2018 to include Harbottle Church of England First School, Thropton First School and Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School.

Our schools have a rich and successful history and continue to be a central part of our local and regional community. As a converter, multi academy trust (December 2011), we aim to build upon our successes whilst valuing our heritage, to ensure that our students are well prepared to succeed in the twenty first century.

The King Edward VI High School is situated in the town of Morpeth and provides for over 1400 students from Years 9-13 including a thriving Sixth Form of over 400 students.

As one of the top ranking schools in the North East of England for academic achievement, The King Edward VI School prides itsellf on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school built on traditional principles and high standards.

In May 2014 Ofsted judged the school to be outstanding in all categories.

Our schools have shared values and priorities. A single Board of Directors is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of The Three Rivers Learning Trust and an Academy Council for each school ensures effective local governance.

The Board of Directors has an exciting opportunity to appoint an inspiring Headteacher who will provide professional, strategic and dynamic leadership ensuring high standards of teaching and learning and successful outcomes for all students. 

Please visit the school’s website for further details about this post and to download a recruitment pack. (www.the3rivers.net/about-us/careers)

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 19 April 2018
Interview Dates: 24, 25 and 26 April 2018

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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More about The King Edward VI School
Address: Cottingwood Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1DN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670 515 415