3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Contract type


Pay scale

L14 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you believe every child deserves the very best education? Are you creative, enthusiastic, energetic and a committed team player?

If so, we have the position for you! We are seeking an outstanding Assistant Headteacher (Behaviour & Safeguarding) to join our team to inspire and engage our pupils to ‘be the best they can be’.

About this post We are seeking a leader who will help us drive forward our vision for behaviour and safeguarding. This post has been developed to build capacity to our leadership team, and we are seeking an experienced middle leader to can lead our behavioural culture to the next level.

Specific responsibilities

• To lead on behaviour systems and strategy in the school

• To further develop our trauma informed approach and restorative practice

• To enhance our safeguarding practice, and to be a proactive Deputy Safeguarding lead

• To lead on a high quality tutoring programme, and the quality assurance of tutors

• To further develop the professional practice of our pastoral team, especially the PSOs (Pastoral Support Officers)

• To advocate and monitor the support for Looked After Children, Young Carers and other key vulnerable groups

• Attend and participate in all SLT meetings, presenting reports and updates as required

You will be working closely with the Deputy Headteacher (Inclusion) to develop an outstanding behaviour and safeguarding culture system in school. You will be line managing the Inclusion Manager, a HOY and a Curriculum Area.

This is a strongly good school, as evidenced by our Ofsted visit in 2019, and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful school committed to collaborative working. Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a modern building. At Frederick Bremer, staff have access to comprehensive CPD programme and structured career progression routes. We model the mantra ‘Humans first, professionals second’ and we take the support and wellbeing of our staff very seriously.

Frederick Bremer School is proud to be a community school, and we are representative of our local community. We believe that our role as practitioners is to support our young people to become the very best versions of themselves, and place a strong emphasis on holistic education and not just academic achievement. We offer all staff a rewarding, supportive and happy environment to work in. Relationships are a strength of the school, and we want all staff to enjoy their place of work. We offer bespoke CPD programmes to all staff with a great emphasis on wellbeing. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

For more information and an application pack please see our website www.bremer.org.uk or contact HR on 020 8498 3340 or email recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk .

If you would like to visit the school before submitting y o u r a p p l i c a ti o n p l e a s e contact us.

Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk by Thursday 25th April 2024 at 9am, interviews will take place on Tuesday 30th April 2024

Please note that we hold the right to carry out online checks on applicants selected for interview.

Please note that you must complete the schools application form, CV’s will not be considered.

What the school offers its staff

For more information and an application pack please see our website www.bremer.org.uk or contact HR on 020 8498 3340 or email recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk .

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)
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 Frederick Bremer School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
889 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk.

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