Assistant Headteacher - Director of Sixth Form
To take operational and strategic control of the Sixth Form at Harrogate Grammar School and ensure it meets the targets and expectations agreed by the Governing Body:
Providing inspirational leadership to the Sixth Form team and Students,
Leading on annual strategic and resourcing plans for a cost effective sustainable provision for the Sixth Form, ensuring all reporting is completed accurately and on time
Supporting the attainment and progress of students through the quality of the curriculum, effective tracking systems to facilitate appropriate and effective interventions, strong pastoral support with career guidance for all paths.
To lead and manage the staff team for the Sixth Form, supporting development and appraisals, to enable the highest standards and diverse and enriching programme
To lead on the recruitment programme for the Sixth Form to achieve the targets, managing the different aspects of the programme including prospectus, advertising and events.
Essential educational requirements
Teaching qualification and status
Recent Leadership Training
Degree Level qualification
Qualified Teacher status
Essential skills and experience
Experience of managing and raising standards in a secondary school working at middle management level, leading motivating developing and monitoring staff teams,
Up to date knowledge of education related issues 16-19, Ofsted evaluation criteria with a knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.
A skilled class room practitioner with strong communication skills, and in dealing with issues relating to student motivation and behaviour
Ability to analyse performance data with knowledge of use of management information systems.
To be able to create and maintain positive and productive educational partnerships
Access to Teacher Pension Scheme and wider reward package of staff benefits.
About Harrogate Grammar School
- Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0DZ
- Harrogate Grammar School website (opens in a new window)