• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£54,091 - £59,581 Leadership L11-L15

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher who is experienced, dynamic and has excellent leadership skills. The role will be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. We are looking for a successful and passionate leader to take up this fantastic opportunity.

As Assistant Headteacher, you will work alongside the Head of School, Executive Headteacher and supportive SLT to build on our current achievements, taking the school on to the next stage of its development. This is an excellent opportunity for a leader who wants to develop their career in an exciting and supportive environment.
In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Liz Fulker, Lead Admin Officer at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post liz.fulker@swale.at address and 01273 581100
If I am successful in gaining an interview, how will this occur during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Due to the current situation we may plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.

Our advice would be that those who were successful in gaining an interview should prepare as they would for a face to face and dress smart casual. We will allow plenty of time to ensure that you are able to answer our questions in full and you will not be judged if you are having problems with your technology.

We will leave plenty of opportunity for questions at the end of the interview, and we will spend lots of time talking and unpicking your answers. Please come prepared to share anything you’d like that we didn’t cover, or any questions you have about it. We really appreciate your adaptability in these unprecedented times.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 10th May 2021

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Head of School: Darren Warner-Swann

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
873 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
liz.fulker@swale.at

About Peacehaven Community School

Peacehaven Community School (PCS) is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School and we welcome applications from teachers who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring. SAT has a proud history of supporting non­ selective schools to out-perform grammar schools in Kent. Here in East Sussex, the Trust is applying those same principles to areas where students have not had the advantages given to their peers in more affluent areas.
At Peacehaven Community School, we promote self-confidence and belief, supporting our students to face the challenges that future life brings, alongside an awareness and understanding of the values of our society and other cultures. Achievement is a focus for all within an inclusive and supportive school community. We develop confident, happy, ambitious students who take pride in their learning and flourish. Students will be socially aware and leave our school being academically successful, having the skills and qualities to face new challenges.
Peacehaven Community School is a fully inclusive school with a Special Facility for students with a Speech, Language and Communication Specialism. There is a higher than average% of students with SEND need throughout the school and we offer Small Group Access Teaching to students where required.
We look to instil Aspire, Believe and Achieve throughout our school community. We achieve this by enhancing the hopes of our students by inspiring a sense of craftsmanship, re-drafting and improving what we do, aiming for excellence and pride in our work. Self-confidence comes from the ability to succeed, even though the journey may have been difficult.
We encourage our students to have strategies to see through problems and complete the task together as part of a community. As our students gain in self-confidence they raise their aspirations, believe in themselves and reap the rewards of doing this. We want our students to rise to challenges and perform at their best, this will then give them solid foundations for their future careers beyond Peacehaven Community School.

We provide constant, high quality CPD and all staff are passionate about sharing good practice.
If you are looking for an opportunity that will excite and challenge you, and have boundless energy and resilience, then we look forward to receiving your application. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS & 2 references will be requested.

Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Peacehaven Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake, or currently hold a DBS enhanced clearance.

Arranging a visit to Peacehaven Community School

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Liz Fulker, Lead Admin Officer at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post liz.fulker@swale.at address and 01273 581100

School location

Greenwich Way, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB

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