Principal, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9FZ

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Duke's Secondary SchoolAshington, Northumberland, NE63 9FZ

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £74,103 - £85,826(Leadership Scale 25 - 31 (Enhanced salary may be considered for an exceptional candidate))
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a serving Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher seeking a new challenge.  Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust are looking to appoint a Principal to lead our team at NCEA Duke’s School from September 2020.

Working with the CEO, Trustees and Governors, the Principal will provide the leadership and management that enables NCEA Duke’s School to give every student high quality education and which promotes the highest possible standards of achievement, skills development and well-being. They will lead the staff to realise the Trust’s vision of allowing all of our students to “let their light shine” [Matthew 5:16] fulfil our mission and ensure that our LIGHT values permeate the school. 

We offer the opportunity to transform the lives of children from a very disadvantaged community and to raise the aspirations of our students. We particularly welcome applications from those with significant successful leadership experience in one or more schools in challenging circumstances. 

We have put together a comprehensive brochure to give you a greater understanding of Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust and the great opportunity to make a difference. Please do take time to look through this additional information.

Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Duke's Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Academy Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9FZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1670 816111
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Duke’s Secondary School, a part of the NCEA Trust, is an 11 to 19 academy based in Ashington, around 15 miles to the north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Our pupils come to us from the communities of Ashington, Newbiggin and Lynemouth.  Many transition...