Headteacher, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Prosper Learning TrustNewcastle upon Tyne

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive to attract the best
Contract term: Permanent

Due to open in September 2020, the Harry Watts Academy will be a purpose built, brand new, state of the art school, catering for children with autism, aged 5-16.  Approved in July 2018 as part of the Governments Free School programme, the school will respond to the individual needs of children, assisting them to build strategies to minimise the barriers to their learning; enabling them to grow in confidence.

Prosper Learning Trust [PLT] is committed to providing outstanding education and care for all pupils, and it is at a significant point in its development. Our aim is for the Harry Watts Academy to become a centre of excellence and a beacon for the local community, offering exciting opportunities for all.

The Trust is seeking to recruit a dynamic, innovative and proactive leader who will create an outstanding school that meets the needs of all our young people in an ever-changing educational landscape.  The role will provide excellent professional opportunities for the right candidate with the opportunity to shape and grow a new school.

You will be skilled in working collaboratively at all levels to maximise the educational and social opportunities available for children and young people who often have complex and additional needs.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, Harry Watts Academy and Prosper Learning Trust, please visit www.leadharrywattsacademy.co.uk

For an informal and confidential conversation or to arrange a visit and meet with Prosper Learning Trust, please contact Laura McGunigle at our recruitment partners Satis Education on 01744 742351 or email admin@satiseducation.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 11th October 2019.

Final Panel interviews will take place on Wednesday 23rd October.

Prosper Learning Trust and Harry Watts Academy are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

More about Prosper Learning Trust
Type: English SEN Schools & Colleges
Address: C/o Linhope PRU, Linhope Centre, Linhope Road, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE5 2LW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 2674447
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