Principal, Gateshead

Closing date:

Lord Lawson of Beamish AcademyGateshead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £100.000
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a proven, exceptional headteacher who will  inspire us,  challenge us and set high aspirations for, and expectations of, everyone at our Academy.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has a demonstrable record of raising standards;

• Can create and embed a values-driven culture, vision and ethos; 

• Is motivated by care for others, a desire to stretch and challenge and remove barriers to success; and

• Wants to develop an Academy which is at the heart of the community it serves, producing young people with the qualifications, skills and aptitude they need to succeed in our region and beyond. 

We are proud to offer:

• Enthusiastic and able students, dedicated staff and engaged,      supportive governors and parents; 

• An ‘outward looking’ Academy Trust with ambition for its future and for working with others to ensure the best possible education for, and development of, our young people; and 

• A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities. 

We would invite any interested candidates to visit our Academy and meet with the Chair of Governors during w/c 4 March 2019

Closing Date: 9am Friday 15 March 2019

Selection Centre Dates: Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 April 2019 (shortlisted candidates will attend both dates)

For an application pack, to arrange a visit, or for further information please contact Mrs Linda Alder on 0191 433 4026 or at 

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More about Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 2LP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 433 4026
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Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy is a mainstream, state-academy, co-educational, non-denominational, secondary school for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Birtley in County Durham and it has 1500 pupils on its roll.

The school is a new Academy, w...