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This job expired on 8 March 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 1.0 FTE

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L8 to L12 £56,082 to £61,882

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will personally have a key role in Student Support for years 9 – 13, providing strategic leadership, working collaboratively to ensure strategies and systems for behaviour, attendance and pastoral support are implemented across the schools. Your track record of contributing at a strategic level to school improvement will also show your ability to work in partnership with a range of stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes and impact.

Although it is important that you can think strategically, you will also need to adopt a hands-on approach to deal with the diverse demands of school life and have highly developed communication skills to build effective relationships with students, parents, staff and our community. If you have a passion for education then this is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant contribution to the federation and become an integral part of our future success. Our candidate information pack will tell you much more about this opportunity.

What the school offers its staff

Astley Community High School

Elsdon Avenue

Seaton Delaval

Tyne and Wear

NE25 0BP

0191 237 1505

Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Behaviour, Pastoral Care and AttendanceL8 to L12 £56,082 to £61,882

Permanent, 1.0 FTE

Required from 1 September 2024

Small enough to care, big enough to make a positive impact

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Headteacher to join our team at Astley Community High School. You will work closely with the Head of School and the Senior Leadership in driving forward our behaviour and attendance strategy.

Within our schools we have a strong sense of purpose and are strongly committed to the achievement of every student. We aim to provide quality education in a safe and caring environment, giving all of our students the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will personally have a key role in Student Support for years 9 – 13, providing strategic leadership, working collaboratively to ensure strategies and systems for behaviour, attendance and pastoral support are implemented across the schools. Your track record of contributing at a strategic level to school improvement will also show your ability to work in partnership with a range of stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes and impact.

Although it is important that you can think strategically, you will also need to adopt a hands-on approach to deal with the diverse demands of school life and have highly developed communication skills to build effective relationships with students, parents, staff and our community. If you have a passion for education then this is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant contribution to the federation and become an integral part of our future success. Our candidate information pack will tell you much more about this opportunity.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please call Richard Goodman (Head of School) on 0191 2371505 to arrange.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts

Interested in applying? A completed application form must be submitted by 9am on Friday 8th March 2024 by e-mail to vacancies@svf.org.uk

It is expected that interviews will take place on Thursday 14th March.

Further information about all of our current vacancies is available at: http://www.svf.org.uk/vacancies

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 Astley Community High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
563 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
0191 2371505

The Seaton Valley Federation of Schools comprises Astley Community High School, Whytrig Middle School and Seaton Sluice Middle School, all located in south east Northumberland. All three schools share a Governing Body and Executive Headteacher to promote excellence in education from age 9-18 across Seaton Valley. Individually rated as 'Good' by Ofsted, we share common values and a passionate belief that every student should be enabled to succeed in all aspects of school life.

Arranging a visit to Astley Community High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@svf.org.uk.

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