Assistant Headteacher Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

Job description

The Governors of Ashlyns School are seeking to recruit an outstanding and ambitious Assistant Headteacher, who will work closely with the Headteacher in all aspects of the operation of the school. The successful candidate will lead, manage and develop key strategic areas as part of this role.

Securing the right person with the motivation and leadership expertise is our paramount objective. As such, there is flexibility in determining the specific responsibilities in order to tailor the post to the successful candidate’s strengths. However, these may include:

Student progress

Standards and effectiveness

Teaching and learning

Data and assessment

Behaviour and personal development

A focus on a particular key stage

Curriculum development and implementation

QA

Leadership and the development of others


Ashlyns is an over-subscribed school which achieves excellent results at KS4 and KS5. We have fantastic facilities and a rich history and ethos - students and staff are incredibly proud of their school.

Essential educational requirements

QTS
Good Honours Degree
 Further Professional Qualifications

Essential qualifications

QTS
Good Honours Degree
 Further Professional Qualifications

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will share a commitment to:

 our core values of respect, trust, honesty and hard work

 high standards of academic achievement for all students

 first class pastoral care, support and guidance

 developing the experiential element of school life to ensure that students leave our school as well-rounded individuals ready to take their place in the world.

Employee benefits

Health
Free use of on-site gym with weekly staff fitness sessions
Wellbeing support
(free access to mental health support, physiotherapy etc.)
Free annual flu jab
Dedicated and active Staff Wellbeing/Social Team
(with leadership focus on teacher workload and a coaching programme)
Excellent staff facilities
(ample on-site parking, large staff room, departmental offices)
Wealth
London fringe allowance payscale
Paid lunch duty available plus lunch allowance
Herts Reward Scheme
(savings at supermarkets, on leisure activities etc.)
Cycle to work scheme
Family
Children of Staff Admission Rule


About Ashlyns School

Ashlyns is an over-subscribed school which achieves excellent results at KS4 and KS5. We have fantastic facilities and a rich history and ethos - students and staff are incredibly proud of their school. The successful candidate will be committed to raising achievement and delivering excellent teaching and learning. With great career opportunities and a dynamic environment for learning, we invite applications from NQTs as well as more experienced colleagues.

Address
Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3AH
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Ashlyns School website (opens in a new window)