This job expired on 24 June 2024

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale Points 12-18 (£61,882 - £71,728 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications: • First degree or equivalent • QTS

Experience: • Proven teacher, leader and educational strategist at relevant phase level • Outstanding classroom practitioner • Proven ability to develop high quality, academic curriculum that exceeds the needs of its pupils • Proven experience of raising standards of achievement through innovative and collaborative practice • Successful involvement in performance management, self-evaluation process / annual development plan • Evidence of designing and implementing effective initiatives for raising pupil attainment and improving the quality of raising achievement strategies • Successful working relationships with all stakeholders, including pupils, staff, parents/carers and the wider community • Successful experience in leading and managing pedagogic changes at a team, and preferably whole school level • Proven practice in leading, motivating and supporting staff to achieve high standards

Skills, Knowledge: • Able to lead, motivate and develop people of all ages to work individually and in teams • Able to instigate and successfully manage change • Able to analyse and use data to establish benchmarks and set challenging targets for improvement on an individual, team, department and pupil level • Able to make decisions, identify and solve problems based on thorough analysis and sound judgement • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills • Strong organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure • Ability to delegate, plan and manage time effectively • Personal resilience and the ability to maintain staff morale at times of pressure and change • Ability to access educational research and apply it in innovative ways in order to improve standards.

Personal Attributes: • A highly professional and positive role model acting as an ambassador for the Trust at all times. • A willingness to embrace and celebrate the ethos and values of the school • Able to evidence a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development. • Evidence of life-long learning and an understanding of the importance of new ideas, taking appropriate risks and using challenges as an opportunity to grow and learn. • Possess integrity and relate appropriately to inspire commitment, enthusiasm and confidence from staff, pupils, academy committee members and parents/carers. • Respectful towards all pupils, with an unshakable belief in their entitlement to the highest quality education and ability to achieve whatever their personal circumstances.

What the school offers its staff

The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.

Commitment to safeguarding

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About East Point Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
865 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 Ofsted rated us as good with outstanding leadership and management, making us the highest rated school in Lowestoft.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, and work together with colleagues across East Anglia to bring the best educational opportunities to our young people.

Arranging a visit to East Point Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@inspirationtrust.org.

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