Location: Badger Hill Primary Academy, Marston Road, Brotton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS12 2XR
Salary: L14 (£58,135) - L20 (£67,364)
Expires: 20/05/2022 12:00

Post: Principal at Badger Hill Academy
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary Range: Leadership Range L14 – L20 (£58,135 - £67,364) (STP&CD)
Working Type: Full Time
Base: Badger Hill Primary Academy, Marston Road, Brotton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS12 2XR

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.

Start Date: September 2022

Are you looking for a dream headship, leading an academy where behaviour is exceptional, staff are dedicated to providing what is best for children, within a community of families who care deeply about their children’s progress and wellbeing… then this is the perfect job for you!

Perfectly located, this warm, friendly, family village school is home to panoramic views of the coast, town and countryside, stretching on for miles across East Cleveland and Teesside. Badger Hill Academy is certainly an idyllic opportunity for someone in search of true job satisfaction.

Due to the promotion of our existing principal, Trustees and Governors are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic leader to continue our journey to excellence.The successful candidate will join a supportive, vibrant family of 21 good and outstanding academies, led by a skilled and experienced executive team who support and challenge their academy leaders to demand a culture of high expectations and aspirations for what children can achieve – we are outcomes focused, child centred.

As a principal within Northern Education Trust, you will be free to focus on the core purpose of teaching and learning as you work together with an established, effective and responsive central team, offering an infrastructure of support to all of their academies, within the ever-changing environment of education.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and impact of our high quality curriculum - broad and balanced, written in collaboration with specialists and leaders from across the trust, adjusted and personalised to our local context.

The ideal candidate will be a strong, inspirational leader and an outstanding primary practitioner with a proven record of accomplishment of raising attainment and progress. You must have the passion, drive and commitment to develop the academy further: having the highest of aspirations for what children can achieve.

If you believe you have the ability to lead Badger Hill Academy to outstanding and see yourself thriving within a high-performing multi-academy trust, working collaboratively and contributing to our future success, then we would love to hear from you.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Sara McCallum, Associate Executive Principal on 01287 676289.She will be happy to answer any questions informally and can arrange a visit for you to look around the academy.

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 well being of our pupils.

In order to apply for this position, please visit:

For more information, please contact Chloe Edwards, Assistant HR Advisor, at

Closing date: Noon, Friday 20th May 2022 with shortlisting in the afternoon.

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