Due to the increase in our school roll, we are
seeking an outstanding Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership
This is a exciting role which will give you the
opportunity to work closely with the Principal, Head of School and Assistant
Headteachers already in post, and assume responsibility for important aspects
of strategy and operation.
We are seeking someone who is creative,
enthusiastic and resilient and who has a strong desire to achieve the best
possible outcomes for the students of The Cowplain School. You must be someone
who is comfortable in making decisions and be confident and decisive, backing
your judgement and following through on the decisions that you make.
You should combine an academic ambition with a commitment to
supporting our young people and it is essential you engage with the three
strands of our curriculum which focus on diversity,
developing character and thinking hard. In addition, we expect you to buy
into the vision for our existing and well-established policies and strategies
regarding teaching and learning and behaviour, looking to develop and enhance
The exact roles and responsibilities of the
position will be discussed with the successful candidate but are likely to
focus on teaching and learning, CPD, data, and behaviour, amongst other areas
of school improvement. Of most interest to us are your dynamic leadership
skills that demonstrate experience of school improvement, likely to have been achieved
through successful middle leadership.
You should see this role as a significant
step towards further promotion within senior leadership, which we would expect
you to assume relatively quickly after a steep learning curve, and be extremely
ambitious for the students of The Cowplain School.
a leader and teacher at Cowplain we would invest in you to ensure that you
develop the skills and expertise needed to develop your leadership
skills and expertise. There is the opportunity to work in a supportive school
with an experienced and knowledgeable SLT which would help you continue your
leadership journey. As a teacher, you will find a well-resourced school, with
all classrooms equipped with projector and screen, whilst
everyone receives a laptop. We offer all members of
staff a full induction programme and significant opportunities to develop their
expertise. Colleagues at the school work together to support each other and we
have an active wellbeing committee.
To request an application pack
please email Mrs Amanda Simmons via email@example.com
or access via our website www.cowplainschool.co.uk.
If you wish to apply for this post you will need to return a fully completed Cowplain
School application form to Mrs Amanda Simmons, PA to the Principal, via email
or post to The Cowplain School, Hart Plain Avenue, Cowplain, Waterlooville,
Hants, PO8 8RY.
The closing date for receipt of
applications is midday on Monday 30th January 2023 at midday.
Shortlisted candidates will be informed later that day and interviews will be
held in the week beginning 6th February 2023.
The Academy reserves the right to interview earlier should suitable
The Cowplain School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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