This job expired on 26 September 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 August 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L11-L15, relocation package of up to £8,000 available

Assistant Head for Improving Achievement and Standards job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious senior leader to shape how our school moves forward.

Having arisen due to internal promotion, this is an excellent opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction for Achievement and Standards while building on high expectations and a history of strong leadership. There will be a particular focus on enabling high quality learning through effective data analysis and direction and support for staff, as well as designing and monitoring intervention strategies to support disadvantaged learners.

The successful candidate will have the support of the Trust and specifically the Headteacher and also the Director of Learning Michael McCluskie.

Our new Assistant Headteacher will be responsible for:

  • Improving Achievement and Standards, setting high expectations for students and staff in line with the school’s motto of ‘being the best that we can be’.
  • Ensuring high quality learning is consistently experienced by students through effective monitoring, evaluation and review of progress and provision.
  • Evaluating the school’s performance against national and local criteria, ensuring whole school data is collected and effectively analysed to inform whole school improvement strategies.
  • Designing strategies to narrow the achievement gap for our disadvantaged learners.
  • Planning effective intervention strategies for underperforming students.
  • Working with the SENCO to ensure that our students with SEND are given every opportunity to achieve to the best of their ability.
  • Managing the school’s Pupil Premium budget and use this funding to ensure that the achievement of disadvantaged students matches that of their peers.
  • Developing effective Raising Standards strategies and implementing across middle leadership.
  • Overseeing an effective whole school rewards strategy.

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About Scalby School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
981 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
07890 055186

Scalby School is one of the founding schools within Coast and Vale Learning Trust, boasting an impressive ranking in the top 20% of schools in the country and is the only ‘Good’ non-faith school in Scarborough.

Arranging a visit to Scalby School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.poole@northyorks.gov.uk.

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