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Director of Sunderland Sixth Form


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Deputy Principal and Deputy Chief Executive


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, Hylton Campus, City Campus


Reporting to the Deputy Principal and Deputy Chief Executive, as the Director of Sunderland 6th Form, you will support, hold accountable and develop a team of staff focusing on high standards of social, personal and the academic development of students. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative and innovative and capable of leading with clear vision, monitoring progress, identifying key areas for improvement and planning appropriate actions to meet them.

The successful candidate will monitor all aspects of the 6th Form and its 709 students, and the quality of learning, achievement, performance and attendance. This will include leading and managing the UCAS process and all aspects of teaching, learning and assessment strategy.

Managing the heads of each curriculum area, the Director will oversee all 6th form teachers and support staff, the extra-curricular programme for the Sixth Form cohort and resources associated with each year group. The Director will contribute to the organisation and running of events such as parent evenings and open school evenings, liaise with parents, develop partnerships with other organisations to increase opportunities for the students and promote the Sixth Form to internal and external audiences.

We welcome applications from candidates who have worked within Schools and a relocation package is also available.
For an informal discussion please contact the PA to the Principal on 0191 5116001.
Application packs can be obtained from our website: www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies or by emailing vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or alternatively by calling 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

Due to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

All applications must be received by 12 noon, Friday 05 August 2016
It is anticipated that interviews will take place Friday 12 August 2016

Please note previous applicants need not apply

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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