Assistant Head Teacher Lodge Farm Primary School, Willenhall, West Midlands

Job description

 To effectively assist the Head Teacher when required to do so
 Assist the Head Teacher and governors in determining and managing a whole curriculum, in accordance with the abilities and needs of the pupils
 Support and contribute to the school’s system for the review and evaluation of teaching and learning
 Monitor the raising of pupils’ standards of achievement and attainment
 Work in partnership with the Head Teacher and the Governing Body to ensure that sound management of finance, personnel and resources enables the school to offer best value for money
 Contribute effectively as a member of the Leadership Team
 Play a major role in the professional development of all staff and in the management of INSET
 Lead and support staff in the management and development of their curricular responsibilities to promote high quality teaching and learning
 Foster the development of a positive and supportive ethos for academic and social learning
 Oversee the pastoral care, personal development and general behaviour of the school
 Display a high standard of professional behaviour and integrity at all times
 Act as a team leader in the Performance Management system
 Promote and develop a partnership with parents which recognises the worth of their contribution to their child’s education
 Assist the Head Teacher in the day-to-day running of the school
 Be involved in the organisation, planning and delivery of assemblies as and when necessary
 To act as a Performance Management Team Leader and be professionally accountable for outcomes of appraisal meetings.
 To have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by the schools.

Essential educational requirements

QTS

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

• Recent relevant professional development in all areas of the curriculum, particularly the core subjects
• Recent and relevant INSET
• To have completed the LEA Management Programme or similar
• Recent and relevant INSET related to Whole School Initiatives
• Professional development in the management of staff

Employee benefits

• Exceptional CPD opportunities
• Talented, enthusiastic and caring pupils
• A nurturing and supportive Executive, Leadership and Middle Management Team
• A large and committed staff who all work to the same ethos
• A committed Trust Board and Local Governing Body who hold the Leadership Team to account and ensure financial security
• Opportunities for personal growth and career development
• Spacious grounds to support the learning and development of pupils
• Free onsite parking at all schools


About Lodge Farm Primary School

Address
Willenhall School Sports College Campus, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV12 4BU
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy