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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L13 to L17 (59,558 to 65,699)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher and senior leader who shares our aim of harnessing the enormous potential of our students and challenges them to be the best that they can be.

We are looking to appoint as our Assistant Headteacher someone who is an experienced, skilled and strategic leader with a proven track record of improving the outcomes and experiences of young people. The post holder will be responsible leading their team to ensure high standards of behaviour and pastoral provision across a key stage. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining high standards of behaviour and conduct
  • Promoting positive attitudes to learning and student engagement
  • Ensuring excellent levels of attendance and punctuality
  • Ensuring that students receive first class pastoral care
  • Student welfare and safeguarding
  • The pastoral curriculum and personal development

If you share our commitment to ‘Empowering and Inspiring’ our students and staff and have the drive and ambition to take a leading role in shaping the future direction of our school, we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

  • We each feel that we are valued by and belong to the Saddleworth community.
  • We all work hard and are considerate and courteous towards each other
  • We are respectful, compassionate and kind.
  • We are all encouraged to explore, find, nurture and develop our passion
  • We are ambitious for ourselves and for each other.
  • We have high standards and expectations and strive for excellence.
  • We embrace success and take pride in our own achievements and those of others
  • We develop and encourage a growth mind-set and positive attitudes in ourselves and others
  • We all actively contribute to the Saddleworth community to ensure that it remains a place that we all want to work and to learn.
  • Committed to ongoing CPD
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Techscheme
  • 24 access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym facilities

Commitment to safeguarding

Saddleworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. There is an explicit expectation that all employees share this commitment and adhere to all safeguarding policies and procedures. Applicants should be aware that the recruitment process will include an assessment of your suitability to work with children.

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About Saddleworth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1391 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01457 872072

Arranging a visit to Saddleworth School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email p.price@saddleworthschool.org.

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