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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£65,010.00 - £71,019.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership Scale: L14 - L18

Assistant Headteacher job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and exceptional Assistant Headteacher who will play a key role in an expanding and dynamic leadership team. The successful candidate will provide vision, strategic direction and leadership for behaviour, pastoral and the quality of education across Key Stage 3 at Rainham Mark Grammar School. This will include working supportively and cohesively with school and trust leaders and wider staff to ensure a rigorous, broad, rich and inclusive personal development offer to all our students.

What can RMGS offer you?

Rainham Mark Grammar School provides an enriching co-educational experience where students are nurtured to develop their leadership skills and creativity. We are a school for every academically able young person regardless of social-economic background, ethnicity, or gender, with additional support and bursaries where they are needed. Our success is based on our high expectations. Our students and staff are motivated; they inspire and challenge each other to be the best version of themselves. We believe our students are simply the best of their generation, it is a privilege to work with them. Rainham Mark Grammar School is a happy place to learn and to grow, we encourage you to visit and experience our community.

Our school was judged “Good” by Ofsted in 2022 but we are firmly of the belief that we have the potential to be exceptional. There is much to achieve in an ever-changing education landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Collaborate with the senior leadership team to develop and implement a vision for Rainham Mark Grammar School, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Professional Development Advocacy: Champion a culture of continuous professional growth and improvement among staff, leading by example through personal commitment to ongoing development.
  • Effective Resource Management: Provide strategic direction in resource allocation to optimise teaching quality and student achievement, ensuring efficient and effective use of resources.
  • Line Management and Support: Offer guidance and support to department heads and year heads, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment conducive to professional growth and student success.
  • Safeguarding and Student Welfare: Serve as a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students and provide leadership during key school events and assemblies, maintaining a visible presence to support the school community.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree qualification
  • Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent
  • Leadership experience with evidence of positive impact
  • A commitment to inclusive education and equality of opportunity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Dedication to educating and empowering students
  • Firm commitment to continuous professional development

Benefits of Working for Rainham Mark Education Trust

  • Free Private Healthcare Cover - Benenden Healthcare
  • Daily free lunch from September 2024
  • Free Health Checks
  • Free Flu Jabs
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • High quality CPD opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Onsite free parking
  • A Trust committed to achieving a healthy work/life balance

If this challenge excites you, please see the Candidate Pack for more details about this post.

The deadline for applications is Monday, 22nd April 2024 at noon

Interview Dates: 29 and 30th April 2024

If you require an informal discussion about this role post please contact the People Services Department on 01634 623461 or email PeopleServices@rmet.org. A visit to the school is highly recommended please email rmgs-office@rmet.org to make an appointment.

Rainham Mark Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement a robust recruitment process across the Trust that aligns with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. The recruitment process involves conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Scheme, medical, confirmation of qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Rainham Mark Education Trust upholds equality, inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to nurturing a supportive work environment where each individual is respected, appreciated and welcomed. We also support applications for flexible work arrangements.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rainham Mark Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Scheme, medical, confirmation of qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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About Rainham Mark Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1567 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Rainham Mark Grammar School is a large (over 1400 students), co-educational grammar school situated in Rainham, Medway, Kent.

We aim to be a friendly, caring and stimulating community which motivates young people to enjoy learning, participate enthusiastically in wider activities and make the most of their abilities.

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