Head of Department (Technology & Engineering)
Location: The Blyth Academy, Chase Farm Drive, Blyth, NE24 4JP
Salary: L1 - L5 (£42,195 - £46,566)
Expires: 10/07/2022 23:59

Post: Head of Art and Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary Range: L1 – L5 (£42,195 - £46,566)
Base: The Blyth Academy, Chase Farm Drive, Blyth, NE24 4JP

Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 21 academies; 11 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.

The Blyth Academy are looking to appoint a Head of Art and Technology, in particular a Technology and Engineering specialist.

We are looking for a strong leader with personality, who is resilient, willing and able to learn and with excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills and someone who is committed to supporting students to achieve their potential and can embody our trust vision of ‘Outcomes Focused, Child Centred’

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate colleagues and students alike and will be given, and expected to embrace, opportunities and support for further career and professional development. Northern Education Trust is committed to providing bespoke opportunities for leadership development within the Trust. You will also be part of the Trust family of Academies with a set of values we all share. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a leadership background in secondary education to make a real difference.

Being a part of Northern Education Trust will offer you a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself in an ambitious and thriving team. You will have a strong influence on student outcomes across our family of schools where we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of best practice. You will be provided with outstanding professional and career development opportunities in an academy where exceptional teaching and learning is an expectation and where CPD is supported by the Northern Education Trust Staff College.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

For more information, please contact Rachel McMahon, Business Manager, at tba-recruitment@northerneducationtrust.org

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