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Current Vacancies

(with Early Years expertise)
Permanent position required for September 2024 at Benedict Biscop CE Academy
L1 – L5 (£47,185 – £52,074) per annum starting point subject to experience Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Headteacher position with expertise in Early Years at Benedict Biscop CE Academy to be part of the Senior Leadership Team.

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, ambitious Assistant Headteacher who wants to play an integral part in school improvement and have a significant impact in improving outcomes for all, in a fully inclusive, ethos and culture.

Benedict Biscop is a forward-thinking school and we feel this is an excellent time and opportunity to further strengthen our leadership structure.
Dedicated release for management time will be given with the expectation to impact across whole school ‘Teaching and Learning.’ This offers an exciting leadership opportunity for the ideal candidates.
Are you:

  • Dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our pupils
  • Able to communicate effectively with our parents and build positive relationships with families and the local/wider community
  • Able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and attributes and have a desire and experience to take a lead role within our school
  • Positive, enthusiastic and able to act with integrity
  • Experienced in leading Early Years provision
  • Committed to the raising of standards of all pupils across school
  • Committed to working as part of a flexible, committed team
  • Dedicated in promoting the well-being of all individuals
  • Able to contribute to wider school effectiveness
    If so, we would really welcome your application

    In return you will receive:
  • A supportive working environment that puts people at the heart of the organization.
  • Continuous professional development, including the opportunity to undertake related qualifications.
  • National Terms and Conditions of Employment.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme/ Teacher Pension Scheme.
  • The opportunity to work as part of a growing Trust and shape this role.

    Details of the school can be found on the school website
    Details of the Trust can be found on the Trust website

    Applications must be received by: Friday 17th May 2024 9am
    Short Listing will take place: Monday 20th May 2024
    Interviews will take place: Thursday 23rd May 2024

    Letters of application should be returned, along with a Northern Lights Learning Trust application form, to HR Admin Team, Northern Lights Learning Trust, Floor 3, Lighthouse View, Seaham, SR7 7PR or by email to

    Applications will only be considered on receipt of an application form, CV’s and other forms of application will not be accepted. For further information, or if you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact us on 0191 5947033.

Application pack can be downloaded here

Application form can be downloaded here

For vacancies within Northern Lights Learning Trust please click here.

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