Assistant Head Teacher

Vision for Education Permanent
Berwick-Upon-Tweed, UK
20 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Head Teacher

Location: Berwick

Salary: £51,831 to £57,093 per annum

Start Date: January 2020

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Term: Permanent

Are you a talented leader looking for a new challenge? The Board of Trustees of Berwick Academy invites applications for the post of Assistant Headteacher. We are looking for an inspiring individual with the passion and commitment to be part of the team that is leading our school through ongoing change and challenge and take it to the next phase of improvement and growth. As a member of this team you will be directly involved in shaping and promoting continuous improvement in standards of learning, achievement, conduct , discipline and safeguarding in our school. Specific areas of responsibility can be discussed according to skills and experience.

Berwick Academy is located midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle on the east coast mainline and serves the beautiful coastal community of Berwick upon Tweed in north Northumberland. We are a co-educational academy for pupils aged 13-18, with 470 pupils approx.

We can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of leading the school at this time to change and development and move it to Good.

• A dedicated and supportive middle leadership team.

• A friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people.

• Supportive Trustees.

• Continued Professional Development to ensure your appointment is successful and rewarding.

You will need to be an experienced senior leader who:
• Provides a safe environment for students.

• Can lead staff to secure improvement.

• Has a proven track record of achieving high standards for students.

• Motivates and inspires students, staff and parents.

• Achieves challenging targets, high standards of behaviour, progress and attainment across and beyond the school.

• Commits to working collaboratively with colleagues, students and the community.

For an application pack or an informal chat regarding this post and working at the Academy, please contact Tracy Harrison at Vision for Education on (phone number removed) or email

We strongly encourage you to visit the Academy. Please contact Tracy Harrision to arrange this.

Completed application forms should be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 to Tracy Harrison via email. Interviews will be held on Friday 25th October 2019.

Berwick Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Berwick Academy has a policy commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in employment and seeks to ensure no employee or applicant receives less favourable treatment than another. All posts are filled on merit

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