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Assistant Head Teacher – Safeguarding & Inclusion - Full-time

Stone Lodge School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4024-98L
  • Posted:27/01/2023
  • Pay:£60,785 - £66,934 (L13 – L17)
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:07/02/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:9th February 2023


Job Title: Assistant Head Teacher – Safeguarding and Inclusion

Salary: £60,785 - £66,934 (L13 – L17 incl London Fringe Allowance)

Responsible to: Head Teacher

Stone Lodge School is fully inclusive and caters for the diverse needs of its students. We have appointed highly motivated, dynamic support staff, teachers and leaders who deliver exciting learning every lesson, every day, so that all our students reach their full potential and secure first class destinations.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head Teacher to join us in our co-educational community school based in North Kent. The ideal candidate will be a creative and innovative leader, and will possess a keen drive to make a real difference to our students. Our school is one of four schools which together form Endeavour MAT.

In April 2022 we moved into our brand new building and have now expanded to eight forms of entry for the current year 7. Our sixth form opened in September 2022. Stone Lodge School works closely with our partner Grammar schools and primary school in Endeavour MAT. We have a shared purpose to work together to support the young people in all of our schools to lead successful lives. The school is heavily oversubscribed and is very popular, with staff, students and parents.

We are excited to be expanding and welcoming further opportunities to join our existing staff team. At a time of exciting growth within the school, we are seeking to appoint an individual to join our Senior Leadership Team who has relevant leadership experience, a positive attitude and who is used to implementing high impact to help to scale up the excellence already in place at Stone Lodge.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:
As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

The closing date for applications is on 7th February, with the interviews taking place on 9th February 2023.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate

Information about the school

Stone Lodge School is one of four schools which together form Endeavour MAT. Whilst the school first opened in September 2019 with just four forms in year 7. As of September 2022, we have 700 students including a small 6th Form and an eight -form entry year 7 cohort.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.

Stone Lodge School offers a vibrant, inspirational environment for its students and staff alike. Stakeholder feedback has been universally positive with great enthusiasm and support for the school’s vision voiced by students, parents and carers and the Department for Education.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Leonie Verbeke-Cain
  • Address:Stone Lodge School, Stone Lodge Road, Stone, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6FY
  • Telephone: 01322250340
  • Email: recruitment@stonelodgeschool.co.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.