This job expired on 17 May 2024

  • Job start date

    21 August 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time, All Year Round

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L14 (Inner London) Up to £73,933 (Non-teaching)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Shooters Hill Sixth Form College are seeking to appoint an Assistant Principal - Student Experience and Designated Safeguarding Lead (Strategic), to join our supportive, friendly and highly experienced College Strategy Team for the start of the new academic year 2024/25.

Our successful appointee will be an inspirational strategic senior leader with a proven track record of success in raising standards and excellent management skills. You will demonstrate leading improvement strategies in an educational environment and be responsible for implementing the key aspects of our student experience strategy with commitment to an enhanced and inclusive student experience, student wellbeing and welfare. You will address student feedback, build community and contribute to student success.

We need you to inspire others, work collaboratively with the highly experienced College Strategy Team, dedicated staff and our enthusiastic and committed Board of Trustees to ensure the continued success of the college, leading the college on its journey towards ‘Outstanding’.

If you are looking to take the next step of your own journey and use your proven track record of success, excellent communication skills and leadership qualities to contribute to our secure, sustainable and deep-rooted improvements and if equality, diversity and inclusivity lies at the heart of all you do, then this college could be the perfect place for you.

What the school offers its staff

What are the benefits of working forShooters Hill Sixth Form College?

At Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, we value our employees, as they are vital to our continued success. We are a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

Some of the attractive benefits we offer our employees

  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Competitive pension scheme LGPS
  • High quality professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free on-site parking and breakfast
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits including, private healthcare – Benenden Health, free flu voucher, free onsite gym, access to funded Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) available 24/7, 365 days a year including confidential staff counselling service, health cash plans (Credit Union)
  • Dedicated staff wellbeing days throughout the year, including a long wellbeing weekend
  • Rewards and recognition for employee outstanding service
    And much more.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. As part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates we may carry out online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.

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About Shooters Hill Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Email address
Phone number
020 83199793

I am delighted to welcome you to Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, where young people of all abilities can develop confidence in themselves, aspire and achieve. I really do believe in inclusivity for all and that everyone has an opportunity of success given the appropriate tools and environment.

As Principal, I am committed to ensure our young people are prepared for the rapidly changing global workplace and are encouraged to flourish as
creative, independent and confident individuals.

Staff enjoy working here and appreciate the many benefits of being at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College, from the private health care plan to the physical exercise opportunities.

Our core values are fundamental in everything we do. We lead by example, with compassion, empathy and understanding. We work collaboratively, we value fairness, and we conduct ourselves with honesty, integrity and respect high-quality teaching to transform the lives of our students is at the heart of what we do. If these values resonate with you and you have the skills to empower and support students to achieve their full potential in a friendly, collaborative and supportive environment then this could be the college for you.

We are striving to be exceptional and I am proud of the work staff are undertaking to help the college achieve this. We fully support continued
professional development for all our staff in their journey towards excellence in a nurturing environment. This enables everyone to improve, progress and aspire to the next levels of their careers.

Our story is not complete, and I hope you will make an application so that together, we can continue on our incredible journey and you too can be part of that success.

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