9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    We are expecting this to be a September start, however an earlier start date can be discussed at interview for any candidates able to start before then.

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  • Members of the Leadership Group are not subject to a defined number of working hours. You will be expected to work as many hours/days as is reasonable and necessary to ensure the effective running of the school within the confines of the Working Time Regulations.

Contract type


Pay scale

L1-5, dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To model excellent practice and ensure best practice across the school
  • To lead on a subject area (English, Maths, Science or PSHE)
  • To lead staff team briefings, meetings and trainingas requiredto ensure that staff are supported with up to date information and guidance
  • To lead the enrichment programme, SMSC & British Values and assemblies
  • To undertake research into best practice in other schools
  • To research and evaluate innovative curricular practices and draw on research outcomes and other sources of external evidence to inform own practice and that of colleagues
  • To develop high quality teaching materials and schemes of learning including planning for enrichment activities such as educational visits andthe planning and resourcing ofstructured activities
  • To take responsibility for the learning environments
  • To support Teachers and TAs to develop and improve their practice
  • To support colleagues with understanding and implementing assessment systems and complete moderation across the Springwell Learning Community Lincolnshire
  • To monitor pupil progress, providing support and challenge to ensure pupils fulfil their potential and achieve qualifications
  • Act as internal verifier/internal quality assurer for vocational subjects.
  • Work with the secondary team to ensure all pupils work though the Gatsby benchmarks, tracking progress and enabling pupils to move to a positive post 16 destination
  • To work with the Executive Vice Principal to carry out subject/quality assurance activities e.g. classroom observations, enquiry learning walks and work scrutiny

What the school offers its staff

  • Working in alternative provision and/or SEMH gives you a chance to break free from the stifles of mainstream
  • Here at Springwell our staff are able to work in a values-driven environment where the personal development and welfare of the children are our core business
  • Staff are of the utmost importance to us. With that in mind, training and development is a priority. Opportunities exist with The Wellspring Trust to create and develop a meaningful and exciting career
  • If you are ambitious then there are opportunities for development at all levels. Some of the greatest teachers in the Wellspring Trust joined us as Teaching Assistants. We have developed Specialist Leaders of Education and behaviour experts who work in our academies but also deliver training and support across the region.
  • Leadership development programmes allow aspirant senior leaders to fast-track their careers and are given opportunities and training to aspire to Principal and Executive Principal roles
  • We value every pupil as an individual, showing everyone respect and tolerance
  • We want our pupils to be the very best that they can be – and will try to give them every opportunity to show success

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.

Applying for the job

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About Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
50 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Arranging a visit to Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joe.jeffries@springwell-lincs.co.uk.

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