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Assistant Head Teacher - Inclusion, Behaviour & Welfare - Full-time

Stone Lodge School, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-9865-2L
  • Posted:18/01/2019
  • Pay:Salary L13 – L17
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:04/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 11th February 2019



The Assistant Head Teacher Post has the strategic responsibility for Inclusion, Behaviour and Welfare. As an exceptional leader you will lead on inclusion, behaviour for learning and welfare of all students and oversee Safeguarding, Child Protection and the Prevent Strategy for the school. You will be expected to report on key metrics regarding attendance, conduct and be keen to drive up standards for specific student groups such as those with SEND and in receipt of Pupil Premium.

In addition to the strategic focus outlined above, your responsibilities will include contributing to: achieving the school’s whole school priorities; ensuring outstanding teaching and learning takes place across the school; carrying out routine, rigorous and robust self-evaluation; ensuring classroom practice is always engaging and challenging; insisting that student behaviour is consistently well managed and that students are safe; and analysing performance data to inform improvement strategies.

This is a key role in the leadership of the school and one that would suit a highly motivated colleague with a proven track record of success in middle leadership.

Job Title                           Assistant Head Teacher- with responsibility for Inclusion, Behaviour and Welfare

Salary                              L13 – L17

Responsible to:                 Head Teacher

Overall Job Purpose

To ensure student safety, wellbeing and behaviour is of the highest quality, leading staff to secure this culture through their exceptional care, professionalism and conduct. The post holder will have responsibility for ensuring an inclusive experience for disadvantaged student groups, so that high levels of progress are made and any achievement gaps narrow rapidly.

As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the appointee will play a key role in contributing to the school improvement plan, with a special emphasis on ensuring the quality of relationships amongst students and staff, and in turn high levels of engagement throughout the school.

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, Assistant Head Teachers are 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


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.