Assistant Headteacher

South Wilford Endowed CofE Primary School, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 7AL

This job expired on 2 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    30 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    2 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

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L3-7 Salary: £44,331-£49019

Assistant Headteacher job summary

Assistant Headteacher
Required from 30th April 2022
Full time
Leadership Scale Points: L3-7
Salary: £44,331-£49019

South Wilford CE Primary School is a friendly, diverse church school seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to the post of Assistant Headteacher. We want to recruit people who are passionate about making a difference to children and want to challenge themselves to keep on improving. Our working relationships are positive, supportive and forward looking and we have high expectations of ourselves and the children in our care. We are excited to be making our current acting assistant headteacher role permanent to enable us to continue driving forward on our exciting journey of school improvement.
South Wilford is a welcoming, forward-thinking school where children and adults are encouraged to be at their best in all they do. We are a digital school where children have 1:1 iPads and use them to transform and enhance their learning through a global and ethical curriculum. We encourage individuality and place a lot of emphasis on enrichment opportunities. We have an exceptional outdoor environment including wildlife areas, forest schools, fitness equipment, playing fields and a farm.

South Wilford is a special place where we all live out the school’s Christian values and thrive together.

You will:
• Have the ability to identify and deliver outstanding teaching.
• Have senior leadership experience within a primary school.
• Be a collaborative and inspirational leader, with a strong ability to motivate and empower staff and children to achieve their full potential.
• Care passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and achievement.
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to build on and maintain strong relationships with staff, parents and carers, children, governors and the local and wider community.
• Have the ability to lead on further improving teaching and learning and developing the wider curriculum, including a core subject.
• Be digitally aware and committed to improving learning through the use of I pads.

In return we offer:
• A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven
towards continuously raising standards.
• Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
• Calm and purposeful learning environments that inspire and engage.
• Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
• A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
• Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office.
How to apply
Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.

Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website http://www.transformtrust.co.uk/vacancies.
Any questions or queries should be directed to Heather Stannard at South Wilford CE Primary School on admin@southwilford.nottingham.sch.uk or Telephone: 01159159267
Closing date for applications : Wednesday 2nd February 2022 (Midday)
Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.
We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.
We are strategic partners in Inspiring Leaders, Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School.

We can offer you:
• Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service www.transformapplied.co.uk
• Trust support networks
• Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
• Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
• Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at www.transformtrust.co.uk

All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children

Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training

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About South Wilford Endowed CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
377 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Everything we do at South Wilford is about providing our children with an engaging and enriching curriculum that not only promotes a love of learning but prepares children for life in the 21st century and the opportunities that brings. We want our children to leave us as confident, loving and resilient individuals who not only open doors but open the heaviest doors in life with courage and integrity.

Our Christian values are a golden thread throughout and our aim is for the children and adults in school to be at their best in all they do. This is so important to us that we made it our only school rule. We believe that if we are at our best more of the time, we can achieve great things and more than we ever expected.

We have very high expectations for teaching and learning and work closely with Transform Trust, our school families and our Governors to ensure our staff and children have all they need to achieve their potential and beyond. Good mental health is extremely important to us and we provide lots of opportunities for children to build their resilience and learn ways to manage their well-being in a positive way. Every child has the opportunity to become a leader and we want every child to flourish at something they love and are passionate about.

We are a rich, diverse, empathetic and encouraging school where children thrive, immersed in the Christian ethos we have built over many years. We welcome children of all faiths, knowing we all share the same values and encourage learning from each other's varied backgrounds and beliefs.

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