This job expired on 31 May 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive (Leadership Scale)

Assistant Headteacher for Behaviour job summary

Required for September 2024.

Stopsley High School is looking to recruit a highly motivated, resilient, and focused Senior Leader who will form an integral part of Stopsley High School’s Senior Leadership Team.

We welcome applications from current Senior Leaders as well as Middle Leaders who have a proven track record and are ready for the next stage in the career progression for Senior Leadership.

The Senior Leader will play a key role in the development of the School's Improvement Strategy and help design, develop and implement systems, policies and procedures to ensure that School Improvement activities are highly effective. This is a fantastic opportunity for a suitably qualified current Senior Leader or Middle Leader who wants to make a real difference to the pupils at Stopsley High School.

The successful candidate will be able to engage, inspire and challenge pupils and staff. The candidate will be values driven and have a clear moral compass and belief that pupils must receive an outstanding education, which is reflected in outstanding pupil outcomes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Formulating the aims and objectives of the school.

Establishing policies for achieving these aims and objectives.

Managing staff and resources to that end.

Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s aims and objectives.

Supporting and reinforcing high and consistent standards of work and behaviour from students within the school community.

Maintaining the most effective standards of teaching, learning and assessment through exceptional support for colleagues.

As part of the teaching staff, deliver highly effective lessons across the age range.

Stopsley High School has been on a rapid improvement journey which included academising in September 2021 and joining the Middlesex Learning Trust. The School has benefitted from collaborative networking across the three schools, opportunities to showcase good practice and access to innovative training opportunities. All of this hard work culminated in an incredibly positive Ofsted in September 2022, in which the school was graded as “Good” in all areas. This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredibly ambitious Trust and a highly motivated and determined Senior Leadership Team at Stopsley High School team.

There are a multitude of benefits to working at Stopsley High School, with Middlesex Learning Trust to support. Benefits include but is not limited to:

Access to fantastic facilities at Stopsley High School in our state of the art school built in 2016, including access to our fitness suite which is free for staff

A comprehensive New Staff Induction programme including a range of personalised CPD opportunities

A supportive staff body who enjoy working collaboratively

A strong commitment to staff wellbeing

Access to excellent teacher training provision via the SCITT within the Trust, based at The Compton School. SCITT has been graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in June 2022.

Career pathways and a strong history of promotion across the Trust

Opportunity to take part in our Talent Management Programme which has well-developed tiers to develop the skills of staff and prepare them for promotion within the Trust

Excellent public transport and road links to the rest of the UK and Europe

We would be happy to welcome you for a tour of the school and to get more information before applying, if you would like to do this please contact recruitment@stopsleyhighschool.co.uk

Who are we?

Stopsley High School is part of Middlesex Learning Trust (MLT) – a Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 3 large secondary schools. The key purpose of MLT is to deliver the best possible education for our students, to enable them to maximise their progress, academically, socially and emotionally, ready to take their place in society as positive and successful adults. We are a modern, aspirational school that believes in the importance of unlocking each student’s potential. We achieve this by ensuring every student has the opportunity to grow and develop both inside and outside of the classroom.

Applications will be considered for interview as they are received, so early submission is recommended.

Middlesex Learning Trust and Stopsley High School are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

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.

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About Stopsley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1048 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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