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Hospital and Outreach Education Alternative Provision Academy

Following the promotion of our current Headteacher, the Local Advisory Board Members of Hospital and Outreach Education Alternative Provision Academy in Northamptonshire are looking to appoint an exceptional individual, someone who can inspire, motivate and increase the learning of students who are missing school through their mental health and medical needs; as well as lead and develop the staff team. Hospital and Outreach Education Alternative Provision Academy are part of The Skylark Partnership Trust.

Applications are invited from inspirational, motivated and exceptional individuals with a proven track record of successful school leadership.


We are looking for:

  • A leader with high expectations of excellence and in-depth knowledge and experience of leading.

  • A leader with a commitment to the principles of ethical leadership

  • An inspirational professional with the skills and personality to take this outstanding AP Academy further on its journey

  • The ability to demonstrate the vision and values of the academy in everyday work and practice

  • A leader committed to exciting and innovative approaches in all aspects of the academy’s work, in particular the use of IT to enhance the quality of our provision for both our staff and pupils’ experience.

  • A leader with excellent communication skills, who will inspire and develop the staff team and have an open and supportive approach

  • A leader who can build positive relationships with the whole academy community and wider stakeholders


We can offer:

  • An Education Trust who is committed to the provision of high quality education for pupils with medical and mental health difficulties.

  • Highly committed and passionate local advisory board, staff and parents

  • A strong and supportive team spirit amongst staff

  • Outstanding teaching within an exciting and challenging learning environment

  • Continued support for personal and professional development

  • The opportunity to work with children and young people, all of whom are unique individuals with specific emotional and health needs, and who come from all phases of education.  


For further details and an application pack contact Sue Valentine-Swallow, Business Manager at svalentine-swallow@nhoe.org.uk . The application pack is also available on our website www.nhoe.org.uk


Closing date: Wednesday 12th February 2020 at noon.

Shortlisting: Thursday 27th February 2020

Interview dates: Wednesday 25th - Friday 27th March 2020

Closing Date:



Group 4 L16 – 27, £59,528 - £77,818


Olive AP Academy - Suffolk

Do you share our determination to give the most vulnerable children and young people access to the best education?


Olive Academies is looking for an inspiring headteacher who will lead our Suffolk academy in the next phase of its journey towards becoming an outstanding alternative provision school. We are keen to appoint a leader who:

  • understands the challenges many of our pupils face

  • has experience of leading an inclusive school

  • shares our determination to shape and deliver a continuum of inclusive provision for vulnerable children and young people.


We expect our headteacher to bring with them significant knowledge and expertise (this could be from a primary school, secondary school or pupil referral unit background) that they will share and embed at our academy. Based in Stowmarket, our headteacher will have the opportunity to develop strategic links with with a number of mainstream academies and schools, further developing the academy’s outreach service.


Our academies always welcome visits from potential candidates. Please contact Annabel Bates, Director of Academies, Olive Academies to arrange a visit or to have a confidential conversation about the role. T: 01449 613931 E: annabel.bates@oliveacademies.org.uk


Application deadline: Wednesday 5 February 2020 (12 Noon) Completed applications should be sent to helen.everard@oliveacademies.org.uk Download a recruitment pack and application form at : www.oliveacademies.org.uk/working-with-us/


About us 

Olive Academies is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust; it is one of the first academy sponsors specialising in alternative provision in England. We have three academies in Thurrock, Havering and Suffolk and an outreach service. Our network of academies support children and young people who have experienced difficulty in learning in mainstream schools. We work with pupils who are at risk of exclusion, those who have been permanently excluded from school and those who have medical needs. Our aim is to transform the lives of children and young people for whom traditional teaching methods have not worked. We help our pupils develop the confidence, skills and knowledge to believe that they can be successful in their own lives. Our approach is based on a globally recognised pedagogical approach, Expeditionary Learning, which accelerates learning and achievement for children and young people who may have experienced disadvantage, trauma and barriers to their learning. More information about our trust and the way we work please visit our website www.oliveacademies.org.uk. Olive Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. At Olive Academies we can offer you... 

  • A great place to work. A supportive, highly skilled team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority. 
  • Attractive pay and conditions – a competitive salary is offered for this role and a generous relocation package. 
  • Access to a range of employee benefits to support health and wellbeing including Cycle Scheme, PerkBox, MyGym, Employee Assistance Programme and more. 
  • High quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression. 
  • The freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum. 
  • A chance to join a pioneering network of academies which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do.

Salary: £79,748 - £87,960 + wellbeing benefits package + relocation package

Closing Date:



£79,748 - £87,960

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