Assistant Head (Pastoral) London Academy of Excellence Tottenham, London

Job description

An outstanding individual is required to become the first Assistant Head (Pastoral) of the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham. The key role of the Assistant Head (Pastoral) will be support the Deputy Head (Pastoral) in ensuring that an environment of care and support is created which safeguards students and helps them to develop high quality learning behaviours, in turn supporting all to make outstanding academic progress. In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate will model the values of the school in being academically ambitious, committed to endeavour, having a strong sense of community and consistently reflective.

Key Strategic Responsibilities of the Post:

• To ensure that students are given the best levels of pastoral care through the House structure at LAE Tottenham
• To ensure that all students are given high quality experiences through all elements of the extensive co-curriculum
• To enable students to understand and articulate their own personal development through their time at LAE Tottenham

Essential educational requirements

A good honours degree in or closely related to a subject taught at LAE Tottenham

Excellent grades at A-Level or equivalent

A track record of effective CPD

Essential qualifications

The candidate would usually require QTS

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge and Experience

Successful leadership experience in a middle-management role or other whole school responsibility

Experience of dealing with issues related to safeguarding

Experience of leading high quality training for individuals or groups of staff

A developed knowledge of what constitutes outstanding pastoral care and development

A strong understanding the needs of different groups students and strategies for ensuring equality of outcome for all

Experience of successfully teaching high achieving students and an understanding of their needs

Ability to lead, to manage (both ‘up’ and ‘down’), to delegate well and to work collaboratively and build teams

Very effective, clear communication skills, both written and spoken

Ability to work swiftly and accurately at times or under pressure while retaining an overall ‘bigger picture’

Experience of building partnerships with educational and other organisations for the benefit of students

About London Academy of Excellence Tottenham

Lilywhite House, London, N17 0BX
Sixteen Plus
Free School