Director of Key Stage 3, Northamptonshire

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Northampton AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus £10,099.92 TLR
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a bright, tenacious and emotionally intelligent individual to join our Extended Senior Leadership Team from January 2019. You will play a key role in the academic development of a large cohort of students, ensuring our high standards of behaviour are maintained and student’s character is being developed. You will monitor the behaviour and progress of students, putting support in where required. You will lead the KS3 team comprising of a Deputy Director and three Learning Managers.
Northampton Academy is a transformational school serving a diverse community. We were proud to be judged 'good' by Ofsted in all areas in February 2016. This is a great opportunity for someone intelligent, astute and ambitious to build on this foundation towards excellence and help us as we strive for excellence in everything we do.
Northampton Academy is part of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools working together to achieve the best in everyone. Our vision is to be an Academy of character and excellence.
Our core values are respect, determination, ambition, tolerance and integrity for all students and staff, subscribing to our motto, “The best in everyone”.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills and work with and motivate a wide range of staff and students. You will have a genuine interest in developing the whole child through our Character programme, for which we were recently awarded a Kitemark.

This role will suit someone with a track record of successful middle leadership who wishes to achieve demonstrable impact across a key stage.

We will offer:

  • An exciting role in a successful oversubscribed academy
  • An opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • A personal induction programme
  • Ongoing professional training and development as well as networking opportunities throughout the group of Academies and United Learning.
  • A competitive salary, an on-site fitness centre and a flexible benefit scheme.

To Apply

Please apply online by clicking on the following link

Closing Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 12 noon
Interviews will take place on either Thursday 18 October or Friday 19 October 2018

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United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12. Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

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More about Northampton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 210017
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Our academy is transformational for young people and was judged 'Good' in all areas in January 2013. Since we opened as an academy, results have increased dramatically, a testimony to the sheer hard work and determination demonstrated by students and...