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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

Endeavour MAT is opening Stone Lodge School, its third exceptional school in September 2019. We will be a fully inclusive, community school and cater effectively for the needs of our students. With our exciting curriculum offer, the school will be particularly attractive for students who are passionate about STEM subjects and who are keen to work in a climate of respect and encouragement, where students are helped to become both exam ready and life ready.

We are currently appointing highly motivated, dynamic teachers and leaders to deliver exciting learning every lesson, every day, so that all our students reach their full potential and secure first class destinations. Every year until 2026, the school will increase significantly in size, growing to an eight-form entry school of 1450 students aged 11 to 18 years. We plan to develop an exiting KS5 offer in our third year, working with the successful Wilmington Grammar Joint 6th Form (WG6).

We look forward to welcoming our first Year 7 in September 2019, where we have been heavily oversubscribed. There is surely no better time to impact on Stone Lodge School as it begins its lifecycle and the 2019 appointed teaching staff will be keen to work closely with senior leaders in a supportive, developmental staff ethos, to deliver innovative curriculums, exceptional teaching and learning, highly effective assessment methodology and a high performing yet inclusive learning culture.

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

Documents

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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.