Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour, Safety and Ethos
Sharples School, Bolton, Lancashire
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||£51,130 to £56,578|
|Leadership level||Senior Leader|
Manchester Evening News “School in the Community” 2019
2019 Progress 8 score + 0.52
‘This is a good school’ – Ofsted
Permanent post required for September 2020
Do you want to be part of the Sharples’ success story?
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic leader to join an experienced and successful leadership team. Our motto is ‘Learn. Dream. Achieve.’; we have high expectations and a strong commitment to enabling every child, regardless of background, to go on to further or Higher Education or the career of their choice.
Following the promotion of the current postholder, the governors are seeking to recruit an outstanding and motivated practitioner with a passion for raising standards who can, along with the Headteacher and SLT, provide strategic leadership for our ‘good’ and improving school.
Our Science Specialism drives whole school improvement and celebrates outstanding results year on year. Our Ofsted report in 2019 truly reflects our school achievements and ethos and I urge you to read it for an even fuller picture of what we have to offer. We are a vibrant learning community with a committed and aspirational staff and we endeavour to bring out the very best in each one of our young people. Ofsted noted that Sharples is “an inclusive, caring community where students achieve well.”
This post will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to build or extend their leadership profile, in a school that has shown continuous improvement and one which means to be an outstanding school in the near future.
We can offer you:-
the chance to play a significant role in shaping the school’s future;
- a school with an established reputation for success with supportive governors and parents;
- a school that is totally committed to school improvement;
- an extensive staff CPD programme;
- the full support of a talented and professional team of staff
We require a professional who:-
- is an excellent communicator;
- is an excellent teacher;
- has proven leadership skills;
- is a strategic thinker with the ability to motivate and inspire colleagues and students;
- has the energy, commitment and enthusiasm to help us to realise our vision to become outstanding;
- aspires to headship
The key areas of responsibility, initially, will be to support and monitor the behaviour and safety of all students. Promoting highly effective behaviour for learning and a positive, inclusive ethos across the school community
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this post please complete a school application form and send it, via e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9:00 a.m. on Monday 20th April 2020. Your application should be accompanied by a letter which should be no longer than two sides of A4 paper addressing the criteria laid down in the job description and person specification. A school application form and job description can be downloaded from the school web-site at www.sharplesschool.co.uk.
Sharples School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service.
The school operates the local authority no smoking policy and is a no smoking site
Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust
Hill Cot Road,
Leadership 10 - 14
|School size||941 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 16|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||Sharples School website (opens in a new window)|
About Sharples School
Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust is a Group 6, 11-16 mixed comprehensive with 1,100 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.
Hill Cot Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8SN