Red House Academy Principal Vacancy

Job Info

Salary £104k - £120k
Interview Dates 12 & 13 December 2016
Closing Date 18th November 2016, 12:00 pm

Keen to Make a Real Impact on the Life Chances of Young People?

Northern Education Trust is seeking an exceptional and experienced leader, with a proven track record in driving school improvement and raising standards, to lead Red House Academy in the next stage of its development.

The Trust has a reputation for taking on some of the most challenging schools in the North of England. We are seeking a leader with drive, vision and commitment to excellence who has the tenacity and integrity to deliver in demanding circumstances.

We believe that with high expectations and high quality leadership even the most vulnerable children can transform their lives and fulfil their potential. This is your chance to join the Trust team and ensure our students get the opportunities they deserve.


If you decide to apply for this post please complete the below application form. Your formal letter of application (supporting statement) should be no longer than three sides of A4 and should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification. Please return your completed application by email to Luke Armstrong, Operations Assistant at [email protected].

Closing date

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 18 November 2016

Shortlisting date

Monday 28 November 2016


Monday 12 December 2016 (Those successful on day one will be asked to return on day two, which is Tuesday 13 December 2016)

Job Description

This tells you the main responsibilities of the post and explains what we are looking for. It tells you about the personal and professional qualities you need for this post. These criteria will be used to make the appointment.

Person Specification

This specification sets out which criteria will be used to shortlist candidates for interview.

Additional Information

If you would like any additional information about this post or would like an informal discussion, please contact Ian Lane, Director of Secondary Academies on 07546906335 or by email to [email protected].

Where to Find Us

The full postal code address of Red House Academy is: Rutherglen Road, Sunderland SR5 5LN