Closing date: Thursday 19th October
Interview Date: Monday 30th October
Start Date: 1st January 2024
Salary: Leadership Scale 1-3
Orchard and Shepherdswell Academy are looking for an Assistant Headteacher, who could lead on Teaching and learning across both schools and is willing to provide teaching cover across all key stages, in particular leading intervention in year 6 with dedicated time to complete the role. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career and be a part of the SLT to continue to drive sustained improvement.
We are looking for someone who shares our vision and ethos to join our amazing team. The successful candidate should hold qualified teacher status and have led a subject or initiative across the whole school. They should have a sound knowledge of inclusion and best practice. They should have had experience of teaching across the key stages and be willing to support both the children and staff at Orchard and Shepherdswell Academy to be the best they can be, by leading and being part of the team, and supporting staff to develop a range of knowledge and skills to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of all pupils. They should also have had experience of a using coaching model to improve teaching and learning. They must also have a clear understanding of safeguarding and be prepared to become a DSL.
Shepherdswell is a two-form entry infant school and Orchard is a three-form junior school, both on the Springfield Estate in Milton Keynes, with a twenty pupil place social communication department at Orchard Academy for pupils in EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
We truly believe that the children are at the centre of all we do. We have a strong inclusive ethos, making our school a place where we all belong. Our children are eager to learn, and we promote positive learning behaviours, so all succeed. Our dedicated staff encourage all our children to learn and grow, by providing a rich, relevant and ambitious curriculum through high quality teaching and learning.
Our ethos and values underpin all we do, and we are proud to be part our diverse community and promote wellbeing for all.
These are very exciting times at Orchard and Shepherdswell Academy, as we work more collaboratively together.
We are part of East Midlands Academy Trust and are one of their family of schools. We work closely together and by working with our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.
· Continuous professional development and training opportunities
· Dedicated support from our school improvement team
· Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
· A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
· A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
· Childcare vouchers scheme
· A corporate eye care plan
· Free, state of the art, fitness suite
How to apply If you have any questions regarding this role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to visit the school, please contact either school office email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
EMAT has the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.
EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post
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