Permanent Leadership Post

Job Info

Scale Salary Scale M1-M6
Salary £22,244 - £32,831 plus £4,353)
Interview Dates Interviews are likely to be on Tuesday 7th June 2016
Closing Date Thursday 2nd June 2016

Hilton Primary Academy, Hilton Avenue, Blakelaw, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 3RN

Telephone: 0191 286 9297 Website:

Required for September 2016

Permanent Leadership posts;

  • Cohort ( year group) Leader with responsibility for Mathematics TLR2b (Salary Scale M1-M6 ?22,244 - ?32,831 plus ?4,353)

Leadership Post

We are looking for highly motivated, creative leaders to join the team of our outstanding school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a team player an understands the unique ethos of Hilton Academy
  • The chance to join a supportive and forward thinking learning community
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development including working towards Senior Leadership
  • A hard working and dedicated team
  • An opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of our academy and local community
  • Will be prepared to be innovative and take risks to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children and staff
  • Is a passionate, confident and creative leader whose vision is aligned with that of Hilton Academy
  • Is able to inspire children and colleagues
  • Has a thorough understanding of the impact of research based practice
  • Can evidence consistently outstanding teaching
  • Can demonstrate their personal impact upon outcomes ( in the broadest sense )
  • Is looking for a new and exciting challenge, eager to initiate whole school projects and is keen to contribute significantly to the future of our Academy

As our final Team structure for September has not yet been finalised candidates should clearly express their strengths and year group / key stage preferences.

We can offer:

Visits to the academy are strongly recommended and are available on Tuesday 24th May at 9.30am or Wednesday 25th May at 3.00pm. Please ring Jess (0191 286 9297) to book a place.

This school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

Closing date for all applications: Thursday 2nd June at 9am. Interviews are likely to be on Tuesday 7th June 2016

Please download the application packs from our website, follow the guidance carefully and return completed papers to [email protected] indicating clearly which post you are applying for.

Personal Specification

Hilton Primary Academy Cohort / Subject Leader Person Specification 2016




Be a consistently outstanding teacher who can evidence this against the professional standards


A proven track record of raising standards in year groups/ a subject with an excellent understanding of data and its application in ensuring pupil progress

Experience in using Target Tracker software


The ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively with a variety of people both orally and in writing

Experience of leading a team of teachers, supporting their professional development


Able to lead own action plan and report to the senior leadership team half termly on progress against targets.


Independently take on responsibility for outcomes in the post

Experience of being responsible for the standards of teaching and learning within a cohort of children including curriculum developments and tracking and monitoring of progress


Have exemplary professional conduct, attendance record and a willingness to contribute to whole school development.


The ability to remain calm and controlled in high pressure situations including meeting deadlines or dealing with the unexpected including the ability to assess and diffuse confrontational situations, listening actively and making decisions in which people feel positive and included

Undertaken further Professional CPD linked to leadership


High expectation of self and others upholding professional values

Understanding of ?Total Quality Management?

Able to efficiently organise workload, working to deadlinesand prioritise the needs of the cohort

Commitment, enthusiasm anda sense of humour

Code to assessment; A = application, R= reference, I=interview, T= task,ST= skills test, Q= proof of qualification

Full Details can be found in the files below