Assistant Headteacher - please see full Advert on our website

Alsager School, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £55,200 to £60,290

Job summary

Qualities and Knowledge:
Hold, support and articulate the school’s vision, values and moral purpose, focusing on providing a world class education for the pupils we serve.
Demonstrate optimistic personal behavior, positive relationships and attitudes towards staff, pupils, parents, governors and members of the local community.
Lead by example at all times – with integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity – drawing on your own expertise and skills, as well as those around them.
Sustain current knowledge in and maintain an up to date understanding of all aspects of the areas you are leading. Continually share this knowledge and understanding with all staff, including the Head of School and Executive Headteacher.
To have full responsibility and accountability for the areas that you are leading.
To continuously pursue professional development in your areas of responsibility and in school leadership as a whole.

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Essential educational requirements

Degree level qualification
QTS status (secondary)
Desired but not essential - further professional qualification

Essential qualifications

Range of CPD relevant to leadership and management.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working to raise achievement across a department or whole school.
Experience of leading a successful team.
Understands the need for quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation.
Knows what Outstanding is.
Practical knowledge and understanding of curriculum pathways.
Experience of leading CPD.
Knowledge and understanding of the wider education agenda including current national policies and educational issues.
Experience of working in a target driven environment using data analysis to implement effective strategies and intervention to raise achievement.

Employee benefits

A laptop to use whilst in employment.
A large, modern and comfortable communal staff room.
Part of the Chimney House Teaching School Alliance.
Superb on-site catering at very competitive prices.
Complementary ‘breakfast sandwiches’ each month on pay day and biscuits every Friday!
Reduced membership of the on-site Leisure Centre Fitness Suite.
Free on-site parking.
Good road/rail links with access to Manchester city centre and the airport in under an hour.
Children of staff who have worked at the school for two or more years are counted as part of our over subscription criteria.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1452 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Alsager School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Alsager School

School location

Hassall Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire, ST7 2HR