Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 2 years

Pay scale

L2 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ideal candidates will:

  • Align to the Gildredge House vision, mission and values
  • Have a track record of school improvement and outcomes
  • Be committed to working in partnership with colleagues, Governors, parents and the community, to deliver strong outcomes for students
  • Act with integrity and build effective, trusting relationships with colleagues and students
  • Be able to contribute meaningfully to the school's strategic development
  • Possess the technical and behavioural traits to support the leadership of a highly effective school
  • Be a great teacher themselves
  • Know what great learning looks like in the classroom and how to achieve it
  • Have experience in improving teaching and learning
  • Know what a strong performance management and professional development programme should look like
  • Be able to secure a strong culture for learning with students and their families

The successful candidate will have proven success in driving standards, be committed to the pursuit of excellence and be able to lead and embed rigorous accountability procedures effectively.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone aspiring to make an impact at Senior Leadership level or a current Senior Leader looking for a new challenge.

What the school offers its staff

Gildredge House offers:

  • continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4+
  • an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
  • strong discipline
  • excellent pastoral care
  • a range of extra-curricular activities
  • parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

As an employee of the school, you would benefit from:

  • A two-week break in the Autumn Term, allowing for holidays to be taken out of peak season
  • A supportive induction programme for new staff to the school.
  • Investment into your career development through appropriate, regular CPD
  • Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and other experienced leaders.
  • Access to a full employee assistance programme, in support of wellbeing
  • Complimentary tea and coffee in our staffroom
  • On-site parking

Commitment to safeguarding

Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.

Applying for the job

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About Gildredge House

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
1226 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Phone number

Gildredge House is an all-through 4-19 Free School, established in 2013.

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