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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

LP9-LP13 £57,753-£63,730

What skills and experience we're looking for

Crestwood Community School is one school, with two campuses serving central Eastleigh. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious Achievement Leader to be responsible for raising standards within the school, this post is new to our structure. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone seeking an Assistant Head role in the future. The post has a whole school brief and will be working across both campuses, developing in class and curricular strategies for underperforming groups of students.

The Line Manager for the post is Joshua Buckingham, Assistant Headteacher. With this post there will be the need for very close liaison between the Progress and Teaching and Learning Assistant Headteachers.This is a new post in our staffing structure and will sit alongside the role of other Achievement Leaders and is a senior post within the school.

This post offers an exciting career opportunity. The post would suit an experienced school leader looking for a whole school brief. You will work in a supportive and collaborative environment.

What the school offers its staff

Crestwood Community School had an Ofsted inspection in June 2018, which confirmed that we are a ‘good’ school. We also achieved outstanding gradings in Personal Development and Behaviour and Leadership. They also said that as a school we are “passionately committed to providing a first-class inclusive education for all pupils; tenacious in their pursuit of additional resources and approaches to continually improve provision.” This is a happy school, where staff and students want to be.

We will ensure that the successful candidate has:

  • comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor
  • continuous professional learning, development and improvement
  • the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students

Further details about the role

Duties include:

  • Working alongside the Assistant Headteacher responsible for pupil progress to formulate and implement the whole school strategy for improving the progress of Pupil Premium students, in particular those with High Prior Attainment and any other underperforming student group
  • Using rigorous analysis of student progress data, behaviour data and attendance data to inform teaching and learning strategies which support the progress of Pupil Premium students, in particular those with High Prior Attainment
  • Supporting faculties and teachers directly in the implementation of teaching and learning strategies focused on improving the progress of Pupil Premium students and PA groups
  • Coach teachers in developing their practice
  • Meeting with the Assistant Headteacher responsible for pupil progress to plan the Progress Intervention Plan (PIP) meetings
  • Attending all Progress Intervention Plan (PIP) meetings
  • Meeting with the Assistant Headteachers responsible for Teaching and Learning to help plan for the Teaching and Learning working group meetings
  • Attending all Teaching and Learning working group meetings
  • Chairing school Disadvantaged working group meetings, devising agendas and ensuring minutes are taken and shared with Core SLT
  • Attending HIAS Disadvantaged and PAPG group meetings
  • Attending relevant PiXL meetings
  • Liaising and meeting with the PiXL coordinator
  • Producing a half-termly internal report to SLT Contribute to the completion of the annual external Pupil Premium report
  • Attending Full SLT meetings
  • Attending Achievement Leader meetings
  • Along with the Assistant Headteacher responsible for pupil progress, reporting to the governing body (A&L committee) with respect to Pupil Premium Strategy
  • Teach 26/40 lessons per fortnight. Preferred subjects: Business/ ICT, Design and Technology, English, Geography, Mathematics, Science. However, any subject specialism will be considered.

Commitment to safeguarding

Crestwood Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Crestwood Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1403 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02380 641232

Crestwood Community School is one school, with two campuses serving central Eastleigh. Crestwood Community School had an Ofsted inspection in June 2018, which confirmed that we are a ‘good’ school. We also achieved outstanding gradings in Personal Development and Behaviour and Leadership. They also said that as a school we are “passionately committed to providing a first-class inclusive education for all pupils; tenacious in their pursuit of additional resources and approaches to continually improve provision.” This is a happy school, where staff and students want to be. The #Crestwoodfamily pervades through everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Crestwood Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email justine.sayers@crestwood.hants.sch.uk.

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