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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

Valley Park School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4249-516L
  • Posted:12/03/2021
  • Pay:Leadership Pay Scale
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:19/04/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Are you the dedicated and visionary leader for whom we are looking?  Are you….

  • An enthusiastic and forward-thinking teacher and leader, able to influence students, teachers and parents/carers alike?
  • An advocate of all students feeling valued, safe and happy?
  • Passionate about driving up standards, including in the quality of education?
  • Always striving for excellence in student outcomes and opportunities?
  • Committed to making the very best provision for all students?

 Valley Park School (Maidstone, Kent) is both a highly respected and over-subscribed and we are able to offer an exciting, rarely-available, opportunity for you to join us as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.  For further details about the roles available, please download the attached information.

Valley Park School has recently been designated Good by Ofsted and so the right candidate will help to drive the school towards our vision of academic and pastoral excellence.

This is a role for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff. We have a strong ethos at Valley Park School and we are looking for a visionary team-worker who will fit into our established community.  This post is suitable for an experienced leader; prior experience will be discussed further at interview.

Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide excellent academic results alongside excellent pastoral care and high-quality opportunities for personal development. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across our Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is also available to provide: networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you!

This post comes with opportunities that can be discussed at interview.

If you are interested in this role, please read the attached information carefully, and send your completed application to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk


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.

The Trust reserves the right to appoint to this post at any time. 

Information about the school

Valley Park School is a thriving community in the heart of Maidstone, comprising approximately 1600 students across years 7 to 13.

We have a specialism in the Creative and Performing Arts. Ofsted in their visit in March 2020, noted that students “conduct themselves with maturity” and “work hard in their lessons, always trying their best.” We are seeking a passionate teacher to join us on the next stage of our journey.

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk . The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and four secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough.

VIAT Secondary Schools Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School, The Lenham School and School of Science and Technology Maidstone.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 661671


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.