Farringdon Community Academy is an inclusive single Academy within a Multi Academy Trust. Ofsted judged the Academy to require improvement in November 2016 and governors and directors are seeking to appoint a committed, experienced and enthusiastic leader to lead the Academy in regaining a judgement of good at its next inspection and to henceforth become an outstanding Academy.
Governors seek an individual who has effective senior leadership experience and a proven track record of success in secondary school improvement.
Applicants will need to demonstrate their ability to inspire, challenge, support and empower others to drive forward a strategic vision for the Academy against a background of educational change.
Please note that we do not accept CVs. Suitability to work with children will be checked and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Farringdon Community Academy safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.
Farringdon Community Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.
We encourage candidates to take a look at our website therefore all the application documents relating to the post are on www.farringdonschool.co.uk to the right-hand side of our home page you will see a box with our current vacancies on or at the top of the page under 'about us' click on vacancies.
Candidates should submit a letter (A4, Minimum font size 12) in support of their application, outlining their proven track record in the key aspects of the role. Full applications (Including Parts A, B & C of the application forms) should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to: Farringdon Community Academy FAO Miss A. Parker, Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 2DA. Please ensure adequate postage e.g. large stamp is used. Applications that arrive after the closing date will not go through to the shortlisting process.
Tours of the school will take place at 2pm on 14th, 18th & 22nd of September. To book an appointment please contact Miss A Parker on extension 129 or e-mail email@example.com
Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 25th September 2017 at 12 noon.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 5th & Friday 6th October 2017
FARRINGDON COMMUNITY ACADEMY
Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL
Tel: (0191) 553 6013
Fax: (0191) 553 6017
Headteacher: Howard Kemp