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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 7am

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

L12-16

Assistant Headteacher - Key Stage 5 job summary

Assistant Headteacher – Key Stage 5

Leadership Scale Pt 12-16

Full-time

Start date: September 2024

Due to the promotion of the current postholder to deputy headship, we are seeking an exceptional leader who will be responsible for continuing to drive forward the vision, ethos and culture of our thriving Sixth Form at RPS, which has grown rapidly from 299 to well over 350 students over the last 3 years. They will be accountable for teaching and learning, for maintaining high academic standards and for inspiring students to fully achieve their potential and to seek ambitious destinations. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the AHT(KS5) will also join in the leadership and management of all SLT shared responsibilities.

Our OFSTED grading has recently been confirmed as Outstanding (November 2023) and the inspection team have written that:

‘Staff say that they are very well supported. Staff feel valued. They have high praise for how leaders look after the staff’s well-being and their workload.’

‘A school of exceptional quality.’

‘Pupils meet leaders’ exceptionally high expectations for their work, personal development and behaviour.’

‘A highly ambitious curriculum is in place for all pupils. A broad and rich curriculum prepares pupils exceptionally well.’

‘Students in the sixth form plan and run house activities. They lead on initiatives to improve aspects of the school, such as how to make their community more sustainable.’

‘Sixth form students are excellent role models for others.’

You can find out more about us from our website or from our various very lively social media pages.

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You are very welcome to visit before you decide whether you may wish to apply. If you would like to visit please phone or email Janet Wallis, PA to the Headteacher, on 01582 714004 j.wallis@roundwoodpark.co.uk

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare. We also have a sincere commitment to equal opportunity and to the celebration of diversity, including in our staff recruitment. We welcome applications from all sections of our community very warmly, and we recognise the huge strength and opportunity that comes from diversity in all aspects of our make-up. We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short- listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

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About Roundwood Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1358 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally. We have a large and expanding Sixth Form.

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