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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L13-L17

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of having led, or significantly contributed to, the success of a school through its leadership, ethos, teaching and learning and student outcomes
  • Experience of having improved and sustained school systems
  • Experience of engaging with and implementing current educational research
  • Able to work closely with colleagues within the senior leadership team
    • Recent experience of working successfully as a senior or middle leader in a school
    • Can demonstrate the ability to analyse data, to evaluate the performance of pupil groups, pupil progress and plan an appropriate course of action for whole school improvement
    • Able to keep up to date with national developments and pedagogical advances
    • Effective leadership style that encourages participation, innovation and confidence
    • Ability to lead and motivate staff within a performance management framework, including professional development and effective management of underperformance
    • The ability to coach, mentor and support staff to work to the best of their ability
    • Ability to develop the leadership skills of others
    • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Able to take personal responsibility for their own actions
    • Resilience and motivation to lead the school through day-to-day operation while maintaining a clear strategic vision and direction
    • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
    • Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student
    • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students
    • Highly organised and able to delegate
    • Clear understanding of strategies to establish and maintain a strong culture and ethos amongst staff and students
    • Use of data to inform and diagnose weaknesses in teaching and learning that need addressing
    • Understands what outstanding teaching practice looks like, how to diagnose and implement effective strategies to raise learning standards

What the school offers its staff

Chilwell School is a great place to work. We are a warm and friendly staff, and you will find a great welcome if you choose to work with us. We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and support a sensible work life balance.

We place a high priority on staff being able to do their job without having to jump through hoops or be tied up in unnecessary distractions. As a result, we have a committed group of people who enjoy their work and value the opportunity to offer a great provision for students.

Our school values are based upon developing a community that treasures education. We value our strong commitment to achieving success for our students and all who work within and with our family of schools. We believe that our foundation school status means that we have the independence to drive forward standards and also the freedom to ensure that we meet the developing needs of our community. For fifty years we have built a reputation for a school that cares and a school where students achieve.

We believe in an open and transparent culture, and work hard to support staff and pupils in their development and learning. We fundamentally believe in a broad and balanced curriculum, and as such remain totally committed to a wide portfolio of subjects within the curriculum that give pupils a breadth of experience and a choice of pathways.

Chilwell School has grown significantly over the past twelve months with a 25% increase in student numbers. The sixth form is expanding and the school has taken a leading role in developing provision and support for students and families. In addition, Chilwell School is included in the latest tranche of schools that will be rebuilt under the DfE’s Schools Rebuilding Programme.

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)
medical
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 Chilwell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Chilwell school is a great place to work. We are a warm and friendly staff, and you will find a great welcome if you choose to work with us. We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and support a sensible work life
balance.

We place a high priority on staff being able to do their job without
having to jump through hoops or be tied up in unnecessary
distractions. As a result we have a committed group of people who
enjoy their work and value the opportunity to offer a great provision
for students.

We are an 11‐18 Foundation School located on the border of the
Nottnghamshire Borough of Broxtowe and Nottngham City. We
have a roll of 1056.

We have joint usage of the Olympia Leisure Centre, which is a thriving leisure centre serving the local community, as well as our own students.

The school is located on a stunning 30‐acre site. Attenborough
Nature Reserve, the Chilwell Manor Golf Club and Attenborough village border our grounds. Unusually, we also have a lake on site which is populated with a wide variety of wildlife.

Our school values are based upon developing a community that treasures education. We value our strong commitment to achieving success for our students and all who work within and with our family of schools. We
believe that our foundation school status means that we have the independence to drive forward standards and also the freedom to ensure that we meet the developing needs of our community. For nearly fifty years we have built a reputation for a school that cares and a school where students achieve.

Chilwell School was graded “Good” by Ofsted in May 2018. We believe in an open and transparent culture, and work hard to support staff and pupils in their development and learning. We fundamentally believe in a
broad and balanced curriculum, and as such remain totally committed to a wide portfolio of subjects within the curriculum that give pupils a breadth of experience and a choice of pathways.

Chilwell School has grown significantly over the past twelve months with a 25% increase in student numbers. The sixth form is expanding and the school has taken a leading role in developing provision and support for
students and families, resulting in frequent features on local and national media. In addition, we are delighted that Chilwell School is included in the latest tranche of schools that will be rebuilt under the DfE’s Schools
Rebuilding Programme and we anticipate work on this project to start shortly.

Arranging a visit to Chilwell School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.hewer@chilwellschool.co.uk.

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