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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 December 2023

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Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

L6 - L10

Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum Lead job summary

Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum Lead

Permanent post, full time to start April 2024

L6 - L10

We would like to hear from you if you are creative, dynamic and is passionate about the development of curriculum.

The successful candidate will lead the curriculum across the school from Early Years to Post 16.

The successful candidate will:

  • Review, evaluate and develop the curriculum across the school

  • Lead and oversee the work of the core subject leaders

  • Develop schemes of work which link to the long-term overviews, but provide sequenced learning for the different subjects

    Develop our pathways for children and young people to ensure the curriculum is purposeful, relevant and differentiated to meet their needs

  • Ensure the curriculum is well resourced

  • Oversee and report on progress and outcomes

All Assistant Headteachers hold a whole school responsibility and also lead a specific phase within the school, phases can change annually to ensure that leaders gain a full understanding of the whole school over time. Leading a phase includes the day-to-day organisation along with the middle leader to ensure timetables and staffing are in place. This role also provides a senior leader link for parents and pupils but also ensures they have an oversight of safeguarding, behaviour and attendance for pupils.

Polden Bower is a purpose built special school on the edge of Bridgwater. It also has a small Early years and Key Stage 1 provision in the middle of the town. Polden Bower has 220 children and young people aged between 4 and 19 years. All children and young people have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) in place when they are placed.

The school is part of a Federation with Avalon School in Street and a wider partnership with The Bridge School, a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Bridgwater. The school and wider partnership can offer the successful candidate:

  • A supportive network of colleagues across the partnership of schools

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities

  • A supportive and passionate leadership team who are committed to the growth and development of all the staff

  • A fantastic staff team

  • The opportunity to work with amazing children and young people and be part of their journey into adulthood

  • A wellbeing package including swim sessions, discounted café, Yoga and other activities.

There will be a teaching commitment to this role of up to 2 days, this will be flexible at any time to meet the needs of the school and can include direct teaching, supporting, modelling and coaching other staff.

Visits to the school are encouraged, if you would like to arrange a visit or to speak to someone regarding this role, please contact Jo Stamford on 01278 496386.

Polden Bower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, online check, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Following the acceptance of your interview, an online check will be carried out as detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines.

Commitment to safeguarding

Polden Bower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Following the acceptance of your interview, an online check will be carried out as detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines

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About Polden Bower School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
194 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Special School

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