Senior Leader for Employability and Leadership, Scunthorpe

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The St Lawrence AcademyScunthorpe

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Start date: Spring 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 - L12 (£46,799 - £51,639)
Contract term: Permanent

Senior Leader for Employability and Leadership 

Required for Spring 2017

Salary Range L8 – L12 (£46,799 - £51,639)

Can you continue the journey from Good to Great?

The St Lawrence Academy is a small-oversubscribed academy for 11-16 year old boys and girls of all abilities, we currently have a roll of 750. We serve a diverse community in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Ofsted stated that we continue to be a good academy (June 2016). Our recent SIAMs inspection (April 2016) rated us as outstanding in all areas. We are an inclusive academy striving to meet the needs of all our learners in our caring environment. We welcome students from all backgrounds and faiths, regardless of ability. We are sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln and have a strong Christian ethos and we are an equal opportunities employer. 

We are looking for a person who:

Is an experienced leader in a secondary setting

Has a successful record of raising attainment and achievement

Has experience or a good understanding of working in a diverse community

Has experience of working with external partners

Has a commitment to broad based curriculum that engenders positive attitudes to lifelong learning and promotes personal, social, academic, physical, cultural and spiritual development

Has strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to make informed judgements

Can inspire and lead change as well as ensuring that outcomes are met

Will promote and sustain our Christian principles 

What we can offer you is:

An inclusive and inspirational environment

A supportive and engaged leadership team

An outstanding community of staff, trustees and parents/carers

Superb resources and facilities with secure and stable finances

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references, including your suitability to work with children. Applications will only be considered from individual applicants on the academy application form, and not via CV alone, or agencies. 

For more details about the academy and an application pack please see our website at 

To apply please submit your completed application form, together with your formal letter of application to Lorna Johnson, PA to the Senior Leadership Team, to  For further information about this post, an in depth conversation or to arrange a school visit contact Sally Simpson, PA to the Principal, direct dial 01724 747311 or via email to

Closing Date for applications is: Friday 17th November 2017 at 9am 

Interviews will take place: Week commencing 27th November 2017 

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More about The St Lawrence Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 7DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1724 842447
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