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  • Start date details

    Easter/June 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Show an excellent knowledge of alternative pathways and curriculum design with a clear commitment to Inclusion/SEMH to support the most vulnerable.
  • Lead and ensure day to day management for the cohort of students who have been allocated a place within the school’s internal Alternative Provision centre (ELECT)
  • Promote and ensure high levels of attendance, positive behaviours and engagement in learning for all students who attend either the internal Alternative Provision or are based in offsite provisions
  • Ensure that all procedures and protocols regarding Safeguarding are effectively implemented and that all pupils are safe and feel safe
  • To work closely with parents/carers and students to improve levels of behaviour and engagement in learning.
  • An ability to form excellent relationships with students and their families, to promote engagement and overcome difficulties they previously experienced.
  • Inspire and enthuse students and staff through a contribution to teaching and learning

What the school offers its staff

As a member of our Trust, you will benefit from:

  • being part of a truly collaborative trust, working with professional generosity and towards our shared mission of; Nurturing ambition, delivering excellence and enriching children’s lives
  • continued investment in our people, supporting every member of staff throughout their career to be the best they can be
  • a clear set of values, a celebration of equality and diversity and a working environment built on respect, your kindness and promotion of your positive wellbeing.

We are pleased to offer a generous benefits package including; excellent pension scheme, £5k cycle to work scheme, discounted gym, family health, private medical insurance and dental care plans, discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers and our employee assistance programme accessible by you and your family.

Further details about the role

Required for Easter/June 2023, an enthusiastic and highly effective Senior Leader to provide strategic direction and development to the curricula experience and management of pastoral care provided for students for whom a mainstream pathway is not appropriate or possible. The successful candidate will undertake effective quality assurance of all aspects of provision, implementing strategic actions and CPD, to ensure students benefit from high standards of teaching and learning, personal development and pastoral support.

This is a crucial area in terms of supporting the school to ensure that vulnerable students benefit from a personalised and impactful learning experience, which not only benefits them academically but also develops their character, aspirations and their ability to lead healthy lives, as active contributors within society. The post is suitable for middle leaders, who are committed to developing young people and have a record of demonstrable impact in previous leadership roles.

Commitment to safeguarding

Temple Moor High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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About Temple Moor High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1309 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Temple Moor High School and Sixth Form, rated ‘good’ by OFSTED in April 2017, is a confident and outward facing school, at the heart of the local community. Able to adapt well to the changing schools’ and educational landscape, we are better prepared to meet the needs and aspirations of all our learners. At Temple Moor we believe in pursuing excellence in everything we do.  By committing to this aspiration, and continual school improvement, we can provide the very best life chances, and next steps in students’ learning at our school, both now and into the future. 

We are part of the Red Kite Learning Trust, which has a philosophy deeply rooted in professional generosity and in helping young people excel within their own schools, and beyond. We believe we have found the right partner to help us to improve standards still further for all our students and to secure our long-term vision – helping us to become a centre of excellence at the heart of the community..

Arranging a visit to Temple Moor High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lyalls@tmhs.rklt.co.uk.

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