Assistant Head Teacher - Leading Learning, Wokingham Bohunt School Wokingham, Wokingham

Job description

Have you ever dreamed of an educational blank canvas?

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and ambitious team, keen to see the school embed and extend the excellent foundations laid in the first 2 years since opening. We are seeking to appoint a leader with a clear and exciting vision for teaching at the school underpinned by creative, innovative and exciting pedagogical approaches that will make learning great in every classroom, every day. We are seeking an individual with energy, charisma and a commitment to the values of the school. They must possess the capacity and credibility to drive forwards the ambition, ethos and vision of the school, with a commitment to their own and others professional development. Applicants should have a proven track record of substantial impact as a leader to raising standards. The reputation of the school is growing dramatically as we establish ourselves and our ambitions for education. Less than 4 terms after opening, the school was heavily oversubscribed and is seen in the local community as a vibrant and exciting place to be, underpinned by high standards and a core ethos of Enjoy, Respect and Achieve. As a new and growing school, this is a rare and exciting opportunity for a skilful leader to be a game changer. A desire and commitment be a key player in the development of a hugely ambitious brand new school is essential. Potential is just as important as experience.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to and evidence of success in sustaining academic excellence, and development of the wider aspects of school life; that enable every child to succeed. Applicants should be excellent classroom practitioners in their own right; as well as being able to; work as part of a team, roll up your sleeves and inspire other staff to excel.

The South of England based Bohunt Educational Trust has evolved from Bohunt School in Hampshire, rated Outstanding in every category by Ofsted and was the TES School of the Year 2014. The growing Trust currently comprises 8 schools, as well as international connections and its own Teaching School Partnership.

Potential candidates are recommended to visit the school to get a feel for where we are now. Please contact to arrange a suitable time. Informal enquiries can also be made to: Mr Ben Godber, Head of School, by e-mailing on

Bohunt School Wokingham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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Employee benefits

Employee Benefits
- Great opportunity to progress within an Academy Trust
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Access to sports gym and classes, adjacent to school
- Wokingham consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the UK. Good schools, excellent transport links and comparably low house prices for the south of England, Wokingham is a sought-after location for families, professional people and retirees.
- Commitment to learning and development

About Bohunt School Wokingham

Sheerlands Road, Wokingham, RG2 9GB