Northgate School Arts College (Academy Trust)
Head of Post 16
We are seeking to appoint an aspirational Head of Post 16 to lead The Bee Hive, our innovative and exciting sixth form centre. We offer an employability and vocational skills curriculum, within a thriving business environment, that includes a café, retail areas and a wellbeing centre open to the local community.
Northgate School is an Outstanding provision (Ofsted 2013) ‘Students achieve extremely well because of the excellent teaching and many opportunities they have to become more independent’ Our young people have a wide range of SEND from SLD to MLD with more than a third of the population having ASD. Pupils may also have a physical or sensory impairment.
We are looking for someone special to join our academy senior leadership team. You will have: proven experience and knowledge of post 16 provision for students with SEND, recent experience of successful leadership, be able to demonstrate inspirational team leadership and development, excellent organisational and management skills and evidence of a key contribution to sustained school improvement. You will thrive on seeking out new ideas and seeing them through to implementation. The post is new within the leadership structure and the successful applicant could join the team from as early as January 2018 but we are prepared to wait for the ideal candidate.
NSAC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Northgate School Arts College is an 11 to 18 years SEND school in Northampton. NOR: 220 160 pupils in Key Stage 3&4 on the main site. 60 pupils in Key Stage 5 based at The Bee Hive.
Salary: £60,891 to £64,789
Closing date for applications: Monday 16th October 2017
Interview Date: Monday 6th November 2017
For further information about the school and an application pack see:
www.northgate.northants.sch.uk If you would like to visit the school or just chat about the position please contact Sheralee Webb, Executive Head Teacher; Head@northgate.northants-ecl.gov.uk or call 01604714098