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Assistant Headteacher - Subject Leader For English - Full-time

Sittingbourne Community College, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-312L
  • Posted:04/03/2019
  • Pay:Leadership Scale
  • Start Date:Jul 2019
  • App Close Date:22/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Assistant Headteacher – Subject Leader English

Required for July or September 2019

Leadership Scale 5 (Range 11 -15)    £51,234 to £56,434

Full time - Permanent

Sittingbourne Community College is looking for a vibrant and motivated leader to manage a strong team of dynamic and committed staff.

From the moment you enter our school, the feeling of passion and drive is palpable. We are incredibly well resourced, with quality first teaching, small class sizes and high quality curriculum resources as standard. 

Our school is a ‘Good’ school, striving to be ‘Outstanding.’  This is an exciting time to join our team as we embark upon a new school vision in which the successful candidate will play a key role.

We are looking for someone who can build, with enthusiasm and commitment, on the successful foundations which have already been established. The English Department is a fantastic team of collaborators, striving to ensure our students flourish both academically and personally.

Candidates must have excellent classroom practice, a track record of strong results and the ability to foster positive relationships with our greatest asset, our students. We want teachers to apply who are passionate about their own learning and growth, alongside having a keen interest in leading and developing others, staff and students alike.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Application packs available online via Kent Teach or emailed to HR@swale.at

Please note – we cannot accept CVs without an application form.

Closing Date:    22nd March 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews:       tbc

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Contact details:  

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Emma Rannard emma.rannard@swale.at for an informal discussion regarding the post.

Trust Principal:                 Mr J Whitcombe MA

Executive Headteacher:   Mr S Murphy

Headteacher:                   Ms Y Peden


Information about the school

Sittingbourne Community College is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


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.