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Assistant Head Teacher, Standards, Achievement & Curriculum - Full-time

Stone Lodge School, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-9865-1L
  • Posted:18/01/2019
  • Pay:L13 – L17
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:04/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 11th February 2019

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Background

The Assistant Head Teacher will be responsible for leading on curriculum design and innovation and supporting other leaders to ensure laser sharp practice with regards to rigorous assessment methods and quality assurance processes. They will have oversight of the timetable and ensure cost effective and robust solutions are found to guarantee budget constraints do not impact on the quality of education for our students.

It is essential that applicants have excellent teaching skills as they will be responsible for ensuring Heads of Department are using data to implement appropriate interventions for students. The post holder will be the Raising Standards Leader and will have oversight of data at whole school level.

Job Title                                Assistant Head Teacher- Standards, Achievement and Curriculum

Salary                                   L13 – L17

Responsible to:                      Head Teacher

Overall Job Purpose

To ensure achievement is exceptional and that the structure of the timetable, data analysis and curriculum design assist all staff in achieving this aim. As Assistant Head Teacher, the post-holder will lead the school in the Head Teacher’s absence.

A key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the appointee will play a major role in contributing to the school improvement plan, with a special emphasis on ensuring assessment data is robust and accurate and curriculum design is forward thinking and maximises student success.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The specific nature and balance of the key tasks and responsibilities will vary according to the needs of the school and the strengths of the post holder.

In general, an Assistant Head Teacher is expected to:

  •  Contribute to the internal organisation, management and control of the school
  •  Play a decisive and key role in determining the strategic direction of the school
  •  Deliver highly effective personal Teaching and Learning and develop staff to secure the same
  •  Lead and manage middle leaders
  •  Quality assure Departments
  •  Contribute to relationship building within the local community and especially across the Trust with partner schools
  •  Present to Governors, as required, on areas of specific responsibility
  •  Deputise, when necessary for the Head Teacher

Information about the school

Stone Lodge School is seeking an Assistant Head Teacher to help in leading this brand new, co-educational community school from September 2019. There is surely no better time to impact on Stone Lodge School as it begins its lifecycle and the ideal candidate will be keen to grow a high performing school culture through exceptionally well led systems, structures and staff development for behaviour for learning, pastoral care and inclusion. The school will offer a broad and balanced curriculum with a particular focus on STEM subjects. We expect to join the two established selective partner schools within Endeavour MAT in securing an excellent track record with GCSE results, as new students move towards Key Stage 4.

Whilst the school will begin with just four forms in Y7, it will expand to an eight form entry school in future years, with plans to grow a 6th Form in partnership with Wilmington Grammar Joint 6th Form in our second or third year of operation. The school has proved to be very popular, with high numbers of applications for the inaugural Year 7 intake for September 2019.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss G Wellcoat
  • Address:C/O Endeavour MAT, Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7BB
  • Telephone: 01322 226351
  • Email: gwellcoat@endeavour-mat.co.uk

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.