Principal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Closing date:New this week

Excelsior AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Laidlaw Schools Trust
Appointment of a Principal, Excelsior Academy


Excelsior Academy is Newcastle’s first purpose-built all through school, offering transformative education in one of the most challenging communities in the region and nationally. We are proud to be part of Laidlaw Schools Trust, an inclusive multi-academy trust which specialises in raising aspirations in deprived communities.

We seek an inspirational Principal who will share Excelsior Academy’s ambition to become an outstanding school. The successful candidate will possess the vision, experience and commitment to enable the entire community to achieve this goal together. An innovative leader, the appointee will offer a proven record of successful school leadership experience gained as a Principal or Vice Principal. She or he will possess the interpersonal skills to develop individuals and teams, and the ability to raise standards in all aspects of school life.

We seek a leader who shares our passion for serving a culturally diverse academy in a challenging community and who will contribute more broadly to the growth and development of our multi-academy trust.

For further information on this role, including information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 4164. The closing date for applications is 09:00hrs (BST) on Monday 30th September 2019.

Laidlaw Schools Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff. We are an equal opportunities employer that recruits on merit and we welcome applications from all members of the community.

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More about Excelsior Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Denton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6AF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 2288400
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Excelsior Academy is an all-through school located in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. The school was first established in 2008, as a secondary school and sixth form (later split into three separate schools), and in 2012 it was decided that the school would...