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  • Start date details

    January, Easter or September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,882.00 - £66,628.00 Annually (FTE)

Assistant Head, personal development job summary

Fitzharrys is a school which is growing and developing rapidly. Our ethos of Aspiration, Opportunity, and Integrity are being utilised by staff and students to enhance the education we deliver.   This is an exciting time to join our Trust, with the opportunity to further drive forward standards at Fitzharrys.   The role offers the successful candidate a supportive and collegiate culture, ambitious professional development, and the opportunity to make a difference for the Abingdon community.  

Staff wellbeing is noticeably valued at Fitzharrys School, as part of the Abingdon Learning Trust we have our Workload and Well-being Charter.   The Trust is pro-active in supporting staff to maintain the purposeful behaviour of students in class.

The successful candidate will be:

  • an enthusiastic and emotionally intelligent leader
  • committed to ensuring all pupils and students are academically successful
  • capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working in our school, across the Abingdon Learning Trust and in the wider Abingdon teaching community.
  • a role model for our pupils and students, and staff
  •   have a professional focus on inclusion, ensuring that the learning experience is positive and engaging for all.
  • active in working to develop their own teaching and leadership practice.

In return we will offer you:

  • the support and satisfaction of being part of a dynamic and creative team.  
  • leadership support from effective and experienced staff.
  • pupils and students who have a desire to achieve and respect the expectations in the trust schools.
  • a programme of supported induction and continuing professional development firmly rooted in educational research.
  • a commitment to supporting the well-being of all staff.

We are proud of our students, and in turn they are proud to be part of the Fitzharrys community. Parents are supportive of the work of the school, recognising our high aspirations for every student who attends; they are both challenged to achieve highly, and supported in doing so.

This is an exciting time to join us in our continued development. If you are committed to working with us and helping our pupils and students realise their potential, we encourage you to apply.    

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
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About Fitzharrys School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

This is an exciting time to join us in our continued development. If you want to be part of an innovative, supportive and caring school and contribute to each student achieving their ambitions then we look forward to meeting you.

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