External to Council

Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6AF.

Community Development Coordinator - Excelsior Academy (External to Council)

£21,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience).

External to Council - Excelsior Academy part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF.

37 hours per week
All year round - evenings and weekends.

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Community Development Coordinator for Excelsior Academy with effect from 1 September 2019.

Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy in its eleventh year. It works on a ‘schools within a school’ model. Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first all-through Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

Working at Excelsior will challenge you but the rewards are huge. Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will work with external agencies.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website: http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on 0191 228 8400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: John Hamilton, Facilities Manager, John.Hamilton@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 23 August 2019.
Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 23 August 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: week commencing 26 August 2019.

Applications should be returned to: John.Hamilton@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk
We are an equal opportunities employer 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. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.


  23 Aug 2019

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