5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Teacher contracted hours

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential Characteristics

  • Essential to have QTS or be on a course to achieve QTS.
  • Measurable positive achievement as a classroom practitioner.
  • Evidence of wider success across school life.
  • Experience of working successfully with children with ASC or SEMH.
  • Experience of working successfully with children who present with challenging behaviour.
  • Leadership and management experience.
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality and courtesy.
  • The skills and experience demanded of a successful team leader including ability to innovate and a high level of interpersonal skills.
  • Places a high value on the students.
  • Committed to equality of opportunity.
  • Very high standards of integrity.
  • A willingness to apply sanctions and discipline in an assertive, measured and fair way.
  • A willingness to give freely of time and commit wholly and fully to the post.
  • Rigorously observing and maintaining the routines and conventions of school life.
  • An ability to reflect, change, adapt, develop and improve.

Desirable Characteristics

  • Recent appropriate professional development including preparation for management.
  • Broad knowledge of school management issues.
  • Led an area(s) of school improvement.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Extremely generous salary
  • Professional development
  • Strong committed Staff

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Chiltern Way Academy Futures

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
Up to 62 pupils
Age range
11 to 16

The Chiltern Way Academy is a cutting edge and transformational Special Needs Trust providing high-quality education, care and therapy for the huge range of need that exists across the behaviour spectrum.

Our site in Basingstoke is an Alternative Provision for learners who have been permanently excluded, are at risk of permanent exclusion or have medical needs. We can support up to 42 learners on site and we also offer outreach services to support young people in mainstream schools who are facing barriers to inclusion.

We wish to appoint a Head Teacher at our Futures Campus to be responsible for leading and managing the school day and the leadership of whole school aspects in consultation with the Executive Principal and ELT. The ideal candidate will have substantial leadership experience and a proven track record of making considerable progress in critical school improvement.

Arranging a visit to Chiltern Way Academy Futures

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gregan@chilternway.org.

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