Head of Sixth Form, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire

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Guilsborough AcademyGuilsborough, Northamptonshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L04-L08
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are a successful Multi-Academy Trust with a friendly atmosphere. Guilsborough Academy is within 5 minutes reach of M1/M6/A14. We offer an outstanding professional development entitlement and superb resources.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative Head of Sixth Form to lead a dynamic team to achieve the very best for all of our students, Post-16. This responsibility is for the academic progress and pastoral welfare of our students as well as the day-to-day running of the Sixth Form. This role is to prepare our students to be successful in their chosen path, post-18.

As Head of Sixth Form, you will contribute to the overall leadership and management of Guilsborough School Multi Academy Trust and be active in promoting its aims and supporting an ethos that promotes achievement and high standards.

With the support of the Vice Principal, you will provide outstanding educational leadership for all colleagues that teach within the Sixth Form. You will lead the development, planning, delivery and monitoring of the Sixth Form and engage effectively with all partners in providing a high quality learning environment. You will also have a clear vision of a contemporary personalised curriculum driven by quality first teaching that challenges and supports students of all ability levels.

The role includes strategic overview with direct responsibility for Year 13. The Second in Sixth Form will have responsibility for Year 12.

The ideal candidate will need to be a strong role model for our students and teachers that they lead and manage. They will be someone who can motivate and empower others to be the very best they can be.

Closing date: 26th April 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also committed to meeting the requirements of disability discrimination and other legislation.


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More about Guilsborough Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: West Haddon Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 740641
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