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Headteacher - Full-time

Maidstone & Malling AP Service, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-1127-41L
  • Posted:16/05/2019
  • Pay:£51,234 - £69,673 negotiable
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:19/05/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:22nd & 23rd May 2019


Are you an outstanding leader ready to step up to your next challenge to become our new Headteacher?

Do you have a proven track record for delivering excellent outcomes for disadvantaged learners?

If your answer is yes, we would love to hear from you!

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a dynamic and strategic leader to join our school and improve the life chances of our students. You will utilise your knowledge and expertise to support us in achieving the very best possible outcomes for our learners excluded from or struggling to engage with mainstream education.

As our Headteacher you will work collaboratively with colleagues, parents and key and external stakeholders and develop highly effective staff in their current school/provision.

To succeed in this role, you will:
• Drive up standards of teaching and learning to ensure excellent outcomes for pupils including reducing the gap for disadvantaged pupil groups
• Be able to demonstrate your success of managing a diverse provision at different stages of school development.
• Have the highest of aspirations to deliver the best opportunities to help re-engage and energise students that have made poor choices in their past.

In return the Management committee will provide you with:
• Support from our dedicated management committee, a local network of experienced Headteachers, The Education People and other Kent agencies.
• Support from the local education community, working in partnership with local schools.
• Professional development

We promote an inclusive philosophy and believe passionately in giving every learner we meet the chance to succeed. Our learners’ personal integrity, self-esteem and citizenship is central to all work.

We care about helping learners to be their best and know the only way to do this is through academic achievement, character development and strong pastoral support.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For an informal conversation or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Claire Hillman, on 01622 753772 or by email chillman@mmap.kent.sch.uk.

It is paramount that we select the right candidate and as such we are flexible on start dates.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 19th May 2019 at 23:45 and interviews will be held Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd May 2019.

Information about the school

The Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision is located approximately 1 mile from the centre of Maidstone and is the hub of the Maidstone and Malling Inclusion Service.

The Provision caters for young people from KS3- KS4. In KS3 the service provides outreach, transition and respite support. The Provision also works with local schools to support transition and re-integration. In KS4 the placements are usually longer term.

The Provision is committed to the education and social development of pupils who have displayed social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in a mainstream setting and are at risk of permanent exclusion.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Claire Hillman
  • Address:Cedars, 8 Bower Mount Road, Maidstone , Kent, ME16 8AU
  • Telephone: 01622 753772
  • Email: CHillman@mmap.kent.sch.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.