Headteacher, Billingham, Stockton-On-Tees

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Northfield School and Sports CollegeBillingham, Stockton-On-Tees

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L34 (£88,571) to L40 (£102,570)
Contract term: Permanent

Northfield School & Sports College is a large 11–16 LA maintained school situated in a pleasant semi-rural environment in the northern part of Billingham. The school was judged as good in all areas in the 2016 Ofsted inspection. In September a dedicated new Year 7 building will open to accommodate rising student numbers. The present Headteacher will retire in December after eight years of exemplary service to the school and community. The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and ambitious leader with a proven track record of raising aspirations, improving student outcomes and championing inclusion, who can build on the school’s current strengths to deliver excellence in all areas.

Working with a highly effective Governing Body and the LA the successful candidate will:

  • Lead the vision and strategic direction of Northfield School & Sports College.
  • Inspire students to become confident, independent and with high aspirations and respect for the unique abilities and talents of all.
  • Empower staff to develop their skills and practice of evidence based teaching and learning founded on a clear sense of moral purpose.
  • Secure consistently excellent progress for all students.
  • Promote existing strong local, national and international partnerships.
  • Promote the involvement of parents and carers in the life and success of the school.
  • Sustain the wide range of sporting and extra-curricular opportunities for students and the wider community. 
  • Manage resources effectively to sustain the future success of the school.

School visit

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit to the school on 6th, 14th or 19th June 2018. Please contact Allyson Mills, at Allyson.Mills@northfieldssc.org to arrange an appointment. Deborah Merrett, Chief Advisor Stockton LA at deborah.merrett@stockton.gov.uk will assist with any other enquiries.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Thursday 21st June.  Please note we require online applications only at recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Interview dates
Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th July.



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More about Northfield School and Sports College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Thames Road, Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS22 5EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 557373
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Northfield School & Sports College is a comprehensive, community  secondary school in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees. The roll for this co-educational school for aged 11–16 year-olds is around 1,400. 

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