Assistant Headteacher Secondary, Sunderland

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Academy 360Sunderland

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £48,000-£50,000
Contract term: Permanent

Academy 360 is an All through Academy for pupils aged 4 – 16. It also hosts a 30 place Specialist Planned Place Provision for children in Sunderland who have MLD/SLD. It is unique in the region, providing pupils and staff many benefits through learning and teaching in an All through school.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced secondary teacher and leader to join the academy’s All through Senior Leadership Team to lead teaching, learning and curriculum. 

The Academy’s Senior Leadership Team includes experts in Primary, Secondary and Special Education. Together they lead, manage and monitor the education experience for children from age 4 to age 16, to ensure cohesion and progression through all stages and phases.

Trustees are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative Assistant Headteacher to support rapid school improvement. The academic subject specialism of the successful candidate is not relevant as trustees are primarily looking for a successful and experienced leader with the ability to raise standards across all subjects and deliver high standards across teams.

Academy 360 is a valued member of Laidlaw School Trust (LST), a small Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that serves areas of extreme deprivation in Sunderland and Newcastle. Staff and pupils benefit from the support of the LST Central Team and also from the collaboration that has developed across the leaders and staff in its team of academies. In addition the generous financial support of LST’s sponsor ensures that pupils and staff have experiences and opportunities that other regional schools can’t offer. LST is committed to providing high quality training and development opportunities to all its employees.

If you believe, you have the Leadership experience, passion and commitment to continue the growth and development of our academy and help our pupils achieve their potential we would like to hear from you. 

Closing Date: Monday 20th May 2019 12 noon

Interviews will take place: week commencing 20th May 2019

Applications should be returned to:  

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the LST Vacancies section from  Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on (0191) 300 6506 to arrange a visit.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Rachel Donohue, Secondary Principal at Academy 360 on (0191) 300 6506.

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. 

Candidates who have not been contacted by 21st May you may assume they have been unsuccessful.

More about Academy 360
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: Portsmouth Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR4 9BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 300 6506