Assistant Headteacher Dawlish College

Dawlish College, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0BY

15 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 13-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a highly-effective school leader who will use evidence-informed approaches to drive improvement and implement change. The role represents an extremely exciting opportunity for an exceptional and committed individual to develop their career by taking on key senior leadership responsibilities.

The specific responsibilities of this role will be determined by the knowledge, skills, experience and, most importantly, values of the successful applicant. We are looking, first and foremost, for the right person. However, the role is likely to include leading on at least one or two (but definitely not all) of the following:

- Curriculum Intent & Assessment

- Student Personal Development & Co-Curricular

- Teaching Staff Development & Appraisal

- Support Staff Development & College Systems

Are you:

- an inspirational, dedicated and forward-thinking classroom practitioner and leader?

- committed to securing excellence in teaching and learning and maximising student outcomes?

- able to lead and manage the work of others with vision, energy and sensitivity?

- able to contribute to the strategic development of the College to ensure the College continually aspires to the highest standards?

You will:

- have a proven ability to drive sustained improvements in a middle or senior leadership capacity

- have the communication skills, interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to motivate and inspire staff, students and key stakeholders

- be totally committed to our aims of increasing opportunities, maximising outcomes and improving the life chances of our students

- ensure an inspiring learning environment which is engaging and fulfilling for all our young people

- have incredibly high expectations of staff and students

What the school offers its staff

Dawlish College is a vibrant and exciting place to be. As a relatively small school we have the luxury of knowing every young person as an individual whilst also being able to offer a wider variety of opportunities. Workingcollaboratively, having fun and enjoying what we do is at the heart of what it means to work with us and webelieve that this is why students thrive, our outcomes are strong and we are growing year on year.

Dawlish College is part of Ivy Education Trust. At Ivy Education Trust, we have exceptional expectations of our students and staff and we welcome applicants who share our commitment to place student learning at the center of everything we do. Our induction programme is excellent, and all staff are involved in an innovative CPD programme. Ivy Education Trust is an inspiring place to work, with staff who are dedicated to increasing opportunities, improving outcomes and improving the life chances of all pupils and families that we serve and to nurture, develop and grow the talent of staff.

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About Dawlish College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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