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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 6-10

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Assistant Headteacher (Safeguarding and Pastoral) will be a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team and play a major role in the strategic development of the school, as outlined below. This is a non-teaching post.

We are looking for a candidate with previous middle or senior leadership experience that demonstrates a positive and successful impact on the experience and outcomes for young people, alongside the raising of standards in staff performance. They must have strategic and operational safeguarding experience.

Main Responsibilities

  • To model exemplary relationships with staff and pupils, demonstrating to the school community how high expectations can be maintained alongside high quality relationships and communication.
  • Leadership of the safeguarding team as Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Leadership of the Pastoral team including monitoring of Alternative Education, Looked After Children, Young Carers and other key vulnerable groups
  • Management of whole school attendance
  • Identification of key improvement for that area, followed by planning of activities with key success indicators and milestones.
  • Lead aspects of the School Improvement Plan and Self Evaluation relating to the agreed area.
  • Provide effective line management and leadership of identified team leaders.
  • To model outstanding practice in the classroom, including teaching, planning and feedback
  • Attend and participate in all SLT meetings, presenting reports and updates as required

Leadership & Management

  • Share the responsibility for the leadership of the school and contribute to the decision-making processes of school leadership.
  • To take a lead in the maintaining of high standards of behaviour and dress.
  • To have a visible presence in corridors and ensure care for the environment and the fabric of the building, including assisting with lunch-time supervision and gate duty.
  • To actively promote the ethos and policies of the school.
  • To communicate and consult with governors, staff, students, parents/carers and members of the wider school community.

What the school offers its staff

  • Professional development and career progression
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site Gym
  • Being part of a great team

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for all posts.

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About Holbrook Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
586 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01473 328317

11-16 Secondary school

Arranging a visit to Holbrook Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.beazley@holbrookacademy.org.

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