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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Salary: L14 - L18 Closing date for applications: 16 April 2024

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary: L14 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The Assistant Headteacher will work in partnership with the Deputy Headteachers, Head of School and Executive Headteacher to provide professional leadership and management to the school.
  • To be responsible for ensuring and supporting the educational success of the school within the overall framework of the Multi Academy Trust as well as the individual school strategic plan.
  • To achieve success for all members of the school community within a culture of continuous innovation and rigorous review, the Assistant Headteacher will shape the school's future by vision, leadership and direction and promote excellence, equality and high expectations of all students in both academic and extra-curricular achievements.
  • Continuously explore modern technologies and education initiatives to create a safe and productive learning environment that is engaging and fulfilling for all students and staff.
  • It is the duty of the Assistant Headteacher to deploy resources effectively to assist in achieving the schools aims and to support and develop its distinctive ethos.
    • Collaboratively working with the Deputy Headteachers, Head of School and Executive Headteacher to develop the shared vision and strategic plan for the school which inspires and motivates students, staff and all other members of the school community.
    • Developing a nurturing environment where every child is supported and challenged to meet their full potential.
    • Promoting the school's vision and values within all aspects of the school.
    • Leading and developing colleagues' performance so as to maximise the progress of all students.
    • Creating, maintaining and enhancing effective working relationships amongst all members of the school community.
    • Setting targets, monitoring performance and reviewing the progress of staff according to the appraisal/performance management cycle of the school.
    • Leading school initiatives that support the development of enriched and innovative experiences.
    • Providing CPD through modelling best practice, coaching and INSET.

What the school offers its staff

About The Beacon School

The Beacon School is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We proudly serve our local community and are, once again, oversubscribed with student applicants. Our core purpose is to strive for exceptional student progress and wellbeing. Our teaching staff are well-supported in developing an outstanding curriculum alongside a broad range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities.

We know that we get the best out of all our staff when we invest in them. Staff are trusted and their professional development is a key priority. Colleagues have access to an extensive programme of internal and external training opportunities and being part of one of the largest trusts in the country ensures our colleagues’ excellent career opportunities. The school is an exciting and innovative place to work.

Why work at The Beacon School

You will:

  • Join an exceptionally warm and welcoming team of staff
  • Be supported by a highly experienced team in the Faculty
  • Have access to an excellent programme of CPD
  • Be able to collaborate and develop your career alongside other colleagues from across the 42 GLF Schools
  • There is a large range of extra-curricular activities and visits to become involved with and a strong and supportive staff body with a number of staff social events.

This role will be focused on continuing to embed our principles of excellent learning & teaching, supporting colleagues to implement our strategy into their daily teaching.

Salary: L14 - L18

Closing date for applications: 16 April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Beacon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1226 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to The Beacon School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bemery@thebeaconschool.co.uk.

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