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  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L13 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen as we are looking to appoint to our Senior Leadership Team an experienced and talented leader with a commitment to excellence within education and a passion for achievement for all.

For an April/September 2023 start the successful applicant will be an inspirational role model with substantial experience of teaching. It is a wonderful opportunity to join an experienced and established senior team in an Ofsted Outstanding school.

The role is varied and includes leadership of learning & teaching, quality assurance, leadership of appraisal, the line management of subject areas and non-teaching colleagues.

Claremont High School is supportive, creative and close-knit community, where student behaviour is excellent and staff retention is high.

You will need to have the potential to become an outstanding senior leader with relevant experience and a proven track record of driving strategy for continuous improvement.

You will have demonstrable success in Learning & Teaching and you will have a passion and commitment to ensuring that all students, regardless of background, are successful.

The successful candidate should expect to lead in the following areas:

  • Learning & Teaching strategic development (to include assessment for learning and homework)
  • Pedagogical practitioner research
  • Coordinating sharing of best practise
  • Lead quality assurance across the school
  • Lead Appraisal for teaching and non-teaching staff across the school
  • Line-management of subject areas

The successful candidate will be able to evidence:

  • An infectious passion for ensuring all students, regardless of background, receive a high-quality educational experience
  • Leadership skills and energy that motivate and inspire staff
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills/dynamism with excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • The highest level of personal and professional standards
  • A problem-solving approach
  • Effective change management
  • A good understanding of the current educational landscape
  • Personal warmth and humour, coupled with resilience

What the school offers its staff

Claremont High school Academy is a values driven organisation and our values are at the heart of everything we do - Excellence, Respect, Aspiration, Enjoyment and Perseverance.

We focus on recruiting people who are aligned to our core values as we know that this is the foundation of success for our academies and our students.

Our staff really matter to us; our expectations are high and we expect staff to support our vision and live by our core values and behaviours, but in return we believe in personal and professional development and a culture where staff are recognised and valued for their commitment and dedication. There are many career opportunities for new and existing staff who demonstrate inspiration and dedication to shaping future generations.

If you are looking for a meaningful and rewarding role and would like to make a difference, we look forward to hearing from you.

What can we offer:

At Claremont we offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • CPD for all staff
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team who consider staff well-being
  • A supportive Trainee and NQT program
  • A friendly working environment
  • Occupation Health
  • Free access to a confidential 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provided through CEFM
  • Great employer pension scheme (Teachers Pension Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Union recognition
  • The opportunity to develop your career within and across the Trust Schools

We strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply to join us to help us meet our aspirations of being a fully inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated.

Claremont High school Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Chrysalis Multi Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks, including publicly available online checks in accordance with KCSIE guidance, will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our schools’ community.

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About Claremont High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1606 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8204 4442

Claremont High School Academy – an outstanding Academy that supports all pupils on an exceptional journey from ages 11 to 18.

Arranging a visit to Claremont High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@claremont-high.org.uk.

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