Vice Principal – Primary

Blyth, Northumberland

Leadership Scale L10 (£51,306) to L15(£57,983)

Bede Academy is seeking to appoint for an April or September 2020 start, a well-qualified Vice Principal with a Primary specialism who has energy, integrity and commitment to the Academy’s vision and Christian ethos. You will be a gifted teacher, an inspirational leader and have the expertise to make a significant impact.

Bede Academy is part of Emmanuel Schools Foundation.  It is a forward-thinking, all-through Academy (3-19) with a Christian ethos. This makes us unique and therefore provides an exciting opportunity for an excellent senior leader.   We serve 1847 students across two sites, each with modern facilities specifically designed for 21st century education.

At Bede Academy we believe our students are infinitely precious, gifted for a purpose and morally responsible.  We strive to provide an education that results in academic excellence, excellence in character and excellence in the community.  We aim to provide all students and staff with the opportunity to work hard to achieve their personal best.  We encourage personal, moral and spiritual development within a Christian framework and create a disciplined, sensitive environment where everyone is equally valued.  The Academy values, inspired by the life of Christ Jesus, are; be good, be humble, be kind, be honest, be responsible, be brave and be determined.

As Vice Principal (Primary) you will play a significant role in the Academy’s future development. The successful candidate will be expected to uphold and further strengthen the Academy’s Christian ethos, ensuring it is the foundation of the personal and character development programmes.  They will also have to bring leadership, drive and ambition to the leadership team.  We are looking for a candidate to be at the leading edge of teaching and learning and someone who can naturally lead and inspire excellent teaching across the Academy.    

There is an occupational requirement that the post-holder be a practicing & committed Christian.

If you would like to visit our School, we will be holding a tour on Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 4.30pm.  If you would like to come at this time to visit, please contact Mrs Groom on the details below.

BA – Mission Statement / Core Values

BA – Standards and Skills for Teachers

ESF – Application Form

Privacy notice for applicant

Job Description

Person Specification

For an application pack and further information, please visit www.bedeacademy.org.uk.

Alternatively, please call Mrs Groom on 01670 545111, option 2 or email recruitment@bedeacademy.org.uk.

Closing date: noon, 3 February 2020

Interviews week commencing: 10 February 2020