Principal, Lancashire

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Hodgson AcademyLancashire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive salary within a 7-point scale
Contract term: Permanent

Imagine. Believe. Achieve.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to lead Hodgson Academy following the retirement of our current Principal.

Are you passionate about high quality teaching and learning?

Do you have the highest expectations of every member of the school community?

Do you have experience, skills, insights and determination to lead our outstanding academy?

Are you a values-driven leader who models integrity and a commitment to inclusion?

Could you shape the current and future quality of the teaching profession through high quality training and sustained professional development for all staff?

Can you inspire and influence others - within and beyond schools - to believe in the fundamental importance of education in young people’s lives and to promote the value of education?

If you can answer yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you.

Further details and an application pack are available on the academy website:

In addition to the academy application form or TES ‘quick apply’, candidates are invited to submit a letter outlining their experience and suitability for this particular post (1500 words maximum).  Applications can be emailed to Julie Jackson, HR Manager

Closing date for applications:  Monday 28th January 2019 12noon. 
Interviews to be held on 11th and 12th February. Post start date 27th August 2019.

Informal academy visits are strongly advised and can take place between the 14th and 23rd  January.  Please contact Julia Hardy, Principal’s PA on

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   You shall be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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More about Hodgson Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Moorland Road, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 7EU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1253 882815
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Hodgson Academy is a mixed comprehensive school for students aged 11 to 16. We provide a first rate, all-round education for children of all abilities.

The academy is a vibrant and exciting learning environment. Students, after all, need to be happy t...