Assistant Headteacher (Secondary) Reach Academy Feltham, Feltham, Middlesex

Job description

The Role
We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher who is an exemplary leader and teacher to promote and develop the school’s ethos and practices. The remit of the post will be flexible according to the experience of the successful candidate.

The Assistant Headteacher role will lead and oversee a key area of the school and support staff to build positive relationships that are aligned to our whole-school ethos and values.

Key responsibilities
• Be a member of the senior leadership team;
• Play a major role under the overall direction of the school in formulating and reviewing the SEF, Development Plan, aims and objectives of the school by:
o Establishing the policies through which they shall be achieved
o Managing staff and resources to that end o Monitoring progress towards their achievement;
• Work alongside the SLT to develop, monitor and evaluate the role and responsibilities of the Subject Leaders predominantly, but also the Phase Leaders, Heads of Year and Support Staff in the school;
• Promote excellence and inclusion and set high expectations for all students and staff;
• Secure the commitment of the wider community and other stakeholders by engaging them and strengthening relationships;
• Alongside the Head Teacher and Assistant Headteacher: Safeguarding ensure the safeguarding of all students and the safety and wellbeing of all students and staff is promoted and maintained at all times;

• Align and uphold the Academy vision, standards of behaviour, discipline and exclusion policy;
• Deal effectively and sensitively with child protection issues.
• Undertake such duties as are delegated by the Headteacher.

Other
• Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Academy Leadership Team; and
• Undertake the main professional duties of a teacher as set out in the Reach Academy pay and conditions of service document.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential qualifications

Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with young people from challenging backgrounds and of continually improving the outcomes of pupils;
Be an aspiring senior leader or current senior leader;
Have a desire to work in a pioneering environment;
Be able to represent the school externally with parents and other stakeholders;
Be able to be adaptable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment;
Be able to support teachers to improve rapidly through coaching and other support;
Be a highly effective classroom teacher; and
Possess qualities necessary to create strong relationships with colleagues, pupils and parents.

Employee benefits

Reach Academy Feltham is a small, all-through school that opened in September 2012. The school has quickly built an excellent reputation locally and nationally and last year moved into a stunning purpose-built home. In March 2014 it was the first all-through free school to be judged outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.
The school offers a range of unique benefits, including exceptional CPD, a range of growth opportunities and innovative benefits, including the opportunity to take term time holiday. It offers an opportunity to serve a high-need community and work alongside a supportive team who share a deep commitment to the school’s vision.


About Reach Academy Feltham

Address
53-55 High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4AB
Phase
All Through
Type
Free School