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Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour and Welfare - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-316T
  • Posted:13/03/2023
  • Pay:£60,785 - £66,934 (L13 – L17)
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 30th March 2023


Job Title: Assistant Head Teacher – Behaviour and Welfare

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

Responsible to: Head Teacher

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is consistently oversubscribed and has grown to 6 forms of entry with a joint sixth form, WG6, which is shared with WGSB and has a PAN of 1,140 students. Students enter the school in Year 7 after successfully passing the Kent selection test. A small number of in year applications also take place and in sixth form there is a further opportunity for external students to enter WG6.

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is seeking an Assistant Headteacher to help in leading this outstanding 11-18, selective Girls’ School from September 2023. The role has arisen due to the promotions of the current post holders and school expansion. This is an exciting time in the school’s development and the ideal candidate will be keen to embrace all that the new educational landscape has to offer. The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum and had a maths and computing specialism under the SSAT programme. It has an enviable track record with GCSE results placing in the top 10% for valued added over the last three years.

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 Monday 27th March at 9am, with the interviews expected to take place on Thursday 30th March 2023.

Applicants are invited to contact the school to discuss the role informally with Michelle Lawson, Head Teacher, or to arrange a visit to our school prior to application. Please contact Nishita Rana on 01322 226351 to arrange this.

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

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

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.

Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Barbara Guess
  • Address:Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BB
  • Telephone: (01322) 250285
  • Email: recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk

Fax: 01322 226607


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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.