Assistant Headteacher - Personal Development

Alderman Knight School, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (31/08/2023 in the first instance)


Leadership Scale 7-11

Assistant Headteacher - Personal Development job summary

The Governors of Alderman Knight School are looking to appoint a dedicated, diligent and highly competent Assistant Headteacher - Teaching and Learning, with a passion for improving outcomes for all our pupils and students. This post is part of a new senior team structure for September 2022 and is designed to support the continued growth of the school and ensure its quality of provision continues to be outstanding.

It is imperative that you are confident you can fulfil all the duties and responsibilities as highlighted within the job description which of course, is wide ranging. As an aspiring senior leader you will already have many transferable skills that will support you in this role. It is very important you can demonstrate you are capable and competent to work at a senior level and can quickly become a highly effective and integral part of our senior management team. On a day to day basis, you will work to oversee the operational management of Teaching and Learning across the school. As a senior manager you will also have whole school responsibilities. The structure of the senior leadership and management teams and the roles and responsibilities of the team have been focused around the key Ofsted areas.

The main responsibilities of this new AHT post is aspects relating to Teaching and Learning. It is a key role and will involve working closely with the newly appointed Deputy Headteacher, who has responsibility for the Quality of Education, including all aspects relating to curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment.

If you decide you would like to be considered for this role, please submit an application form through Eteach, along with a covering letter. Within the application form you are asked to complete a Supporting Statement. Please ensure your statement addresses all the areas requested and gives clear examples of the impact you have had as a senior leader in your educational career. Please refer to the job description and person specification when writing your statement. This is your opportunity to make it clear to us that you could be the Assistant Headteacher we are looking for!

All posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Copies of our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policies can be found on the Vacancies page of our website for you to read.

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Supporting documents

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About Alderman Knight School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
Education phase
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Contact phone number
01684 295639

Alderman Knight is a maintained special school for children and young people with a range of needs, aged 7 to 19. During the last 10 years the school has undergone a complete new build for all phases. The final phase of our school building was opened in September 2021. The school has approximately 220 Pupils & Students and just over 100 staff.

Arranging a visit to Alderman Knight School

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Liz Quinn by email or telephone, hr@aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk who will arrange a video call or telephone with either the current Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher. We hope that this opportunity will enable you to gain a real insight to what this post will involve, and what it is like working at Alderman Knight School.

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