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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

52074 - 57482

Assistant Head job summary

Endeavour Federation are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Assistant Headteacher preferably with prior experience in a leadership role for our Castlefield Campus. As part of our welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school. The role will involve overseeing Personal Development and Careers and teaching Functional Skills English and Maths to build on the relational approach to learning to improve the pupils success. 


-          To lead and manage the Personal Development area of the curriculum. Including PSHE and Careers.

-          To manage and deliver English and Maths Functional Skills English and Maths.

-          To line manage teachers.

-          To line manage any ECT’s.

-          To contribute to the development and delivery of Federation Visions and Values.

-          To be a role model to all staff demonstrating positive leadership behaviours, confidentiality and discretion.


Key Responsibilities

-          Support and challenge colleagues using assessment data to promote students progress in PSHE and set ambitious targets.

-          To ensure appropriate support and interventions are put in place, as necessary, to secure pupil outcomes;

-          To ensure pupils experience continuity of learning and effective progression to maximise their social emotional and academic potential;

-          To line manage some teaching staff including any ECT’s.


Leading and Managing Staff


·        To line manage staff as outlined in the accountability framework so as to ensure the effective delivery of the curriculum, in line with school policies, and securing high quality

teaching and learning throughout and across the subjects;

·        To carry out appraisals of staff so as to secure outstanding academic performance and effectively plan and deliver professional development activities to promote high quality

teaching and learning.


Effective Deployment of Staff and Resources


·        To participate in the recruitment and deployment of teaching and support staff;

·        To deploy accommodation effectively to meet teaching and learning needs, including those for individual pupils and ensure accommodation promotes high quality teaching and


·        To participate in arrangements made in accordance with the Regulations for the appraisal of staff.


Quality Assurance


·        To monitor and evaluate your own performance;

·        To effectively implement appropriate quality control systems;

·        To monitor the work of teachers and ensure evaluative reports are produced in line with the schools evaluation policy.

Start Date: This is an urgent requirement; however, the joining date will be subject to the completion of pre-employment checks.

Salary: Salary is based on the skills and previous experience and will be decided after the interview.

Castlefield Campus

Castlefield Campus is a Special School for young people with social, emotional and mental health needs. We have recently expanded our provision and now have a brand-new building which has been designed to deliver our therapeutic vision.

Our vision is to create a therapeutic, harmonious environment which promotes feelings of safety and security, to allow our pupils to explore, enjoy learning, and reach their full potential. Building a sense of community around the child. We aim to become a leading therapeutic provision which is high quality and expert in recognising and meeting the needs of all of the pupils, with outstanding teaching and engaging learning. We achieve positive outcomes for all our pupils, including emotional wellbeing and self-belief, creating successful, happy, healthy individuals. Developing skills that enable their ability to sustain employment and build security in their lives.


Endeavour Federation

Endeavour Federation provides education for pupils in KS2, 3 and 4. Our aim is for all our pupils to develop their skills and reach their full potential in a safe learning environment.

Our schools include Castlefield Campus, Meade Hill School and Southern Cross School. All of our pupils have Education, Health and Care plans based primarily on a range of social, emotional and mental health issues. All of the staff are committed to providing an effective learning environment within small class sizes.

With a broad yet well balanced curriculum, including work experience opportunities and extracurricular activities, we ensure that students leave school with high aspirations, enthusiasm for the next stage of their lives and the skills and qualifications to reach their goals.


To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website https://myendeavour.uk/

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially discussing the role with you in the near future. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


The school's governors are committed to safeguarding, and successful applicants will be subjected to a thorough screening procedure that includes self-disclosure with regard to any prior or current convictions, safeguarding concerns etc. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and enhanced DBS clearance is required and the children’s Barred List will be checked. Endeavour Federation’s Safeguarding Policy can be found here: Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy". 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Meade Hill School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
School size
172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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