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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Scale L9-L13 (£57,482-£63,430 p.a.)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An outstanding Assistant Headteacher
  • Inspirational to both colleagues and students
  • With the drive to encourage the whole school to become outstanding
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Enthusiasm, ambition and creativity
  • Outstanding teaching practice with record of high student achievement
  • Pastoral experience - the post holder will be our Designated Safeguarding Lead and designated teacher for looked-after children
  • Ability to oversee Pupil Premium funding to best support progress of disadvantaged students
  • Effectively coordinate educational visits to enhance students' learning experiences.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity to work within a successful, experienced leadership team
  • Continued professional development opportunities
  • An exceptional and friendly working environment; the school is surrounded by beautiful Cotswold views
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Cycle to Work scheme; free parking on site and electric charging points
  • Teachers’ Pension enrolment

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
Childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Online/social media checks
Prohibition from teaching
Right to work in UK
Satisfactory references
Suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Winchcombe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
476 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Winchcombe School (part of the Balcarras Trust) is a successful and thriving comprehensive academy for students aged 11 to 16 years. We are a close-knit and caring school, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Winchcombe itself is an attractive small historic town approximately 7 miles from Cheltenham Spa and with regular bus links.

Our students’ attitudes to learning are positive and they participate willingly and with interest in school life. We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school with well-established community links and strong partnerships with parents. The School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted (March 2022) and has celebrated excellent GCSE results over the past couple of years.

Our staff also enjoy being part of a supportive community and feel valued for the part they play in the school; we currently have around 70 members of staff in leadership, teaching, support, pastoral, admin and premises roles.

Staff Professional Development and Welfare: Our Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting professional development and where budget allows, will endeavour to fund training courses which will help staff to complete their job in a more effective manner. Our links to Balcarras and Leckhampton Schools enable teaching staff to collaborate with colleagues across the Trust to share best practice.

For more information about our aims, ethos and school in general, please see our website.

Arranging a visit to Winchcombe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@winchcombeschool.co.uk.

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