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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - asap until April 2025

Pay scale

L13-18 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Teachers Pension, free parking, family friendly benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The specifics of the role will depend on the strengths of the individual but will include both pastoral and curriculum responsibilities
  • Applicants must hold sustained and successful track record in Senior Leadership in a similar educational context
  • Hold demonstrable experience of building, inspiring and developing teams whilst holding staff to account in a clear, open and fair way
  • Experience or knowledge of leading in a pastoral role would be particularly valuable
  • Appetite to achieve challenging targets for high standards of attainment for all pupils is essential
  • The appointed leader would be expected to quickly settle into the role and be able to pick up the reigns of leadership with the delegated autonomy to make an impact whilst having the full support of the wider leadership team around them.

What the school offers its staff

Assistant Principal (Maternity Cover)

Salary: L13-18 (Inner London)

Teachers Pension, free parking, family friendly benefits

‘The academy is fantastic at supporting your professional development and progression. Myself and many others have been encouraged to apply for ambitious roles and responsibilities within the academy, as well as continuing our development through courses, such as an NPQSL’. Lead Practitioner.

We have the exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with experienced staff in a high quality and well-resourced environment in the role of Assistant Principal to cover maternity leave. |The role is to start as soon as possible until April 2025. We are based in West London/Ealing.

What we have to offer you:

  • An Ofsted ‘Good’ school and an exciting place to work
  • The chance to work with exceptionally committed colleagues who have high expectations of students
  • A welcoming school in West London/Ealing with great Trustees, where staff feel valued, enjoy opportunities for additional paid responsibilities, and there is scope to influence autonomy.
  • The Academy is in outer London but with Inner London pay and Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking, subsidised meals and family friendly policies including dependents entitlement
  • Regular nominated staff rewards and free breakfasts are also welcomed by staff.

Commitment to safeguarding:

  • ARA is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination
  • The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

How to apply:

  • Come and visit us for a personal tour if you like, or you could visit the ‘Quicklinks - Vacancies’ section of our website for more information and an application form: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk
  • If you prefer to talk, our HR department would love to chat: 0208 8414511.

Closing date for completed applications: Wednesday 15th May 2024 at midnight.

Interviews will be held asap.

We reserve the right to hold interviews in advance of the closing date should a favourable application be received.

ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.

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 Alec Reed Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1677 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
0208 8414511

We are proud to be an all-through Academy for students aged 3-19 and an Adult Learning Centre. We are able to create a learning environment for our students that can support them throughout their learning journey. The combination of passionate and talented teaching and associate staff alongside excellent facilities creates an enviable learning environment.

Our ‘state of the art’ facilities have benefited from extensive capital funding. The most recent developments include the Arc in the primary phase and the Quad in the secondary phase. Extensive sports facilities including a Community Sports Centre are enjoyed by students and staff at the Academy and members of our wider communities alike. The Academy is fortunate in that it owns its own ‘Academy Fields’; a large section of fertile land and the perfect environment for outdoor learning.

Our aim: to be an outstanding learning community where individuals thrive. We value our partnerships with parents/carers and know that together, supported by all within our academy community, we can achieve success.

Arranging a visit to Alec Reed Academy

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

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