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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 195 days per year

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L10-14

What skills and experience we're looking for

The person specification outlines the experience, skills, and attributes sought, with a focus on:

  • An exceptional teacher with high expectations and aspirations for our students' achievement and behaviour;
  • A strong leader with the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • Someone with strategic and emotional intelligence;
  • Proven track record in raising standards and supporting student achievement;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to lead behaviour and support systems;
  • A Good Team player, with a sense of humour, willing to contribute to the wider life of the school through co-curricular activities.


We have a high proportion of disadvantaged students and students with additional needs, as well as a high proportion of students with English as an additional language. Our prime concern is our students’ success and the successful candidate will be ambitious for them, committed to meeting their needs and be able to combine warmth with high expectations.


What the school offers its staff

Our school is popular and successful. We have a great reputation as a school which ensures success not only in what our students achieve – but also how they achieve.

Our priority is creating a warm, caring and supportive place to learn which brings out the best in everyone. We do this for our students and for our staff. Our students are keen to learn, respectful and hard working. Being part of the Sale High School team means working with amazing colleagues who are passionate about what they do, in a friendly and caring environment, where everyone is proud to achieve great things.

In addition to a great starting salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training, learning and development.
  • A warm friendly and supportive environment
  • Free confidential counselling service for all staff
  • Interactive technology in every classroom
  • A well-resourced department
  • Recently refurbished state of the art library
  • The school is in an excellent location, easily accessible from Manchester, Warrington and Cheshire.


Further details about the role

If you think you have the relevant skills and experience to bring to this role then we would love to hear from you. Closing date for applications is Midday, Tuesday 21st May. Candidates will be notified on the afternoon of Tuesday 21st May if they have been shortlisted. Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May.

School tours will be held on Friday 17th May at 9.30am and 3.30pm, and Monday 20th May at 9.30am. Please email hr@salehighschool.org.uk if you would like attend a tour detailing which day and time you would like to attend.

We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal records check via the DBS (Disclosure Barring Service).

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff to share this commitment


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal records check via the DBS (Disclosure and Barring service)

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About Sale High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1017 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01619732713

Sale High School is an 11-16 mixed high school in the selective borough of Trafford. The school is focused on being the school of choice for the local community. We want our local community to think long and hard about sending their children elsewhere in the borough, or into the selective system. We are committed to being the best type of comprehensive school, where students from a range of different backgrounds gain from being part of a diverse community, where everyone, no matter what their abilities, can aspire and achieve. The school is extremely popular and oversubscribed, having grown from having 540 on roll in September 2017 to having 1017 on roll in September 2022.

We were rated by Ofsted as ‘good’ in our inspection of 2019.

Behaviour for learning is excellent: students are engaged and hard working. The school community is proud of itself and its achievements with an overwhelming majority of staff (99%), saying they were proud of the school (November 2021 survey.

We place a strong emphasis on continuing professional development and work hard to grow and develop staff through training opportunities. We are proud to be a ‘teaching and learning’ school with a strong emphasis placed on continuing development through our teaching and learning hub groups.

The school is characterised by its focus on three simple priorities: firstly, excellent outcomes for all. We know that outcomes matter and for our disadvantaged students they matter very much indeed. Secondly, that people really matter and we should treat everyone in our community with humanity and respect. It is essential that we value each other, staff and students, in order that all members of our community feel able to flourish and succeed. Lastly, we value learning. We espouse a growth mind-set, something which is particularly important in our context as a high school in a selective authority.

Arranging a visit to Sale High School

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

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