[220617A] Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral)

Parkfield School, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6DF

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Leadership Scale 6 – 9, £47,734 - £51,402

[220617A] Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral) job summary

Parkfield School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint
an experienced Assistant Headteacher to join the School in September 2022.

Post: Assistant Headteacher
Location: Parkfield School, Hurn, Christchurch, BH23 6DF
FTE Salary Range: Leadership Scale 6 – 9, £47,734 - £51,402
Contract Type: Permanent, full time
Contract Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

About the role
Parkfield is seeking to appoint a dedicated and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to lead our pastoral team across all year groups in our unique all-through school.

About the successful candidate
Candidates should have the ability to provide highly effective leadership and management to ensure that all pupils have the best possible guidance and support, in line with the aims and ethos of the School.
This role will require the successful candidate to generate and deliver the pastoral vision and direction of the School supported by the Headteacher. You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to lead and inspire both pupils and colleagues, and communicate knowledge with enthusiasm and a commitment to the highest of academic and pastoral standards. You will have the drive to maintain and raise standards while having the opportunity to develop your own career with the support of an experienced senior leadership team.
Our successful candidate will be:
• Totally committed to each child as an individual with hopes, dreams and ambitions.
• Focused on building relationships that form bonds of trust, openness and resilience.
• Passionate about making learning experiences exciting and memorable.
• Determined to ensure that all children have the opportunity to make good progress and will exceed national standards
• A teacher with high expectations of your own and children’s performance
• Confident to engage with parents and develop positive home/school relationships
• A reflective practitioner who is always open to new initiatives
• A team player who is highly motivated and enthusiastic
Prepared to take an active part in the wider life of Parkfield, willing to add something extra to the school community by sharing their talents.
Able to demonstrate knowledge of Parkfield in their application and indicate how they believe they could contribute to developing our community and the opportunities for our children
Someone who lives life with a smile

We are committed to providing high quality professional development and the opportunities to develop leadership skills and experience through our Trust wide CPD programme.

About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Teachers within Reach South belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps
If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 3rd July 2022
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Friday 15th July 2022

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick apply’ on the advert or access by following link below:

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-220617a-assistant-headteacher-pastoral-dorset-1664620

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

Applying for the job

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 3rd July 2022
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Friday 15th July 2022

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form which can be found on the Tes Website click ‘quick apply’ on the advert or access by following link below:

https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/-220617a-assistant-headteacher-pastoral-dorset-1664620

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Parkfield School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
490 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
07759365064

Parkfield School is a co-educational school lucky enough to be located on the historic and beautiful Jurassic coastline of Dorset – a place of sunshine, endless beaches and good links to the rest of Southern England. We are a unique all-through school for children aged 4 -16 with a firm commitment to continue to improve and develop every day.
We offer a positive, safe learning environment for our community, in which everyone has equal and individual recognition and respect. We celebrate success and are committed to the continuous improvement and academic achievement of every individual in our care, both children and adults.
We appoint aspirational and ambitious individuals who will deliver inspiring teaching, care and leadership that meets the needs of all learners. Our successful applicant will have a positive attitude of self improvement and a commitment to working alongside colleagues to share best practice, learn, reflect and improve. We are seeking a professional with a strong vocational commitment to enhance the life chances of our children with positive relationships, enthusiasm and resilience for life and exciting and engaging teaching and learning. Essentially, we want to be the best school in the world, with the best staff, the best opportunities and the strongest focus on delivering an exceptional schooling experience for both children and adults. If you’d like to be a part of that then we’re very keen to hear from you…
What can we offer to you?
• A learning community where you are encouraged to innovate, think for yourself, try new ideas, make a difference and take on responsibility
• An environment where we aspire for learning to be fun, exciting and unpredictable.
• Happy, enthusiastic children who are motivated to learn
• A dedicated and mutually supportive staff team
• Supportive leadership, parents, local governors and Trust
• Opportunities to network with Trust and partnership school colleagues
• High quality opportunities for continued professional development

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