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Assistant Principal for English Curriculum Area

Hugh Christie School, Tonbridge, Kent

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L8 - L12

Job summary

Assistant Principal for English Curriculum Area

Assistant Principal Spine L8 to L12 £50,150 - £55,337
(from September 2021)

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent. Hugh Christie is ‘the place to be’ happy, successful and where pupils are well prepared for adult life. Hugh Christie is a good school with a stable and well-motivated staff. Staff are supported well through a bespoke INSET programme led by our Lead Practioner Group. Staff are encouraged to progress with most the Senior Leadership Team being former middle leaders in the school. The school finishes at 1-30pm on a Friday and has a two week holiday at the end of Term 1 to promote wellbeing.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Assistant Principal with responsibility for English and Media with a commitment to developing their team, promoting academic excellence and helping every child succeed. Working as part of a large team, you will play an important part in developing the school’s English provision. You will plan and deliver high quality lessons and be committed to achieving excellent results for their students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. You will hopefully also contribute to wider whole school development.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be passionate about teaching English and committed to achieving excellent results for their students
• be a strong team player and committed to bringing out the best in their colleagues
• demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the school and its students can achieve
• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils, especially those who are disadvantaged.
• be committed to the school’s values

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and make a difference to our students in a critical subject for their future

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of our students, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please visit our website for more information or email nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk or on 01732 353544.

Closing date for applications – Monday 15th March 7am

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
Secondary
School size
899 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01732 353544

About Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent.
Hugh Christie is ‘the place to be’ happy, successful and where pupils are well prepared for adult life.
Hugh Christie is a good school (OfSTED 2018) with a stable and well-motivated staff. Staff are supported well through a bespoke INSET programme led by our Lead Practioner Group.
Staff are encouraged to progress with most of the Senior Leadership Team being former middle leaders in the school.
The school finishes at 1-30pm on a Friday and has a two week holiday at the end of Term 1 to promote staff wellbeing.
Our school is based on an attractive campus with excellent facilities.

Arranging a visit to Hugh Christie School

Email: Mrs Nicki Riddle nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk

School location

White Cottage Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 4PU

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