This job expired on 4 February 2022

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 February 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L19 - L23 (£65,735- £72,497)

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Deputy Headteacher Feeling career-ready for change? If you are an innovative, strategic-thinker, we’d love you to join our School to lead Teaching and Learning, implementing engaging, high-impact and inclusive approaches. Our successful candidate will already have had significant whole school impact and be ready to innovate further by embracing new technology and developmental team strategies . We work organically and to the strengths of our SLT, so your areas of specific responsibility will be agreed in partnership with the existing team and our ambitious priorities for the school. Candidates for this role will be passionate about pedagogy and curriculum development, and have a track record of having developed academic provision in a management/leadership role. Candidates will have an empowering leadership and management style enjoying working collaboratively as part of a supportive and welcoming school leadership team. Visits to the school must be booked in advance and can be scheduled between 9:15am -12:30pm on Thursday 27th or Friday 28th January. To arrange a visit, or to request an informal discussion, please contact Mrs Joanne Deane, Executive Assistant to the Headteacher, on joannedeane@ashtonpark.net We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Ashton Park School & Sixth Form.
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About Ashton Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ashton Park School & Sixth Form is a well-established popular school, and its broad intake reflects a changing population in South West Bristol. As an inclusive 11-19 school, we are proud to host a specialist resource base for students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs who are fully integrated into the life of the school. The school is set in the beautiful grounds of Ashton Park Estate and within walking distance of our bustling City Centre.The school is close to Bristol City Ashton Gate Stadium and has close links with Bristol Sport.

Learning is at the heart of all we do, you will be joining an ambitious team of leaders at Ashton Park School and the Gatehouse Green Learning Trust who know that robust, focused staff development is key to driving up the quality of teaching and learning and that implementing quality first teaching is central to our students’ success.

We value the contribution of the wider community and are passionate about supporting the achievement, development and well-being of young people, ensuring outcomes are excellent for all our students whatever their background.

Ashton Park is a member of the Gatehouse Green Learning Trust with Redland Green Secondary School and 3 partner primary schools. Your contract of employment will be directly with Gatehouse Green Learning Trust (“the Trust"). Your main place of work will be Ashton Park School but you may be deployed to work at any school within the Trust and carry out those duties that may be reasonably required in relation to such deployment.

The Trust provides shared support services for Finance, Estates, HR and IT, ensuring strategic leaders in the school focus on the essential work of teaching, learning and student wellbeing.

This is an exciting time to be joining Ashton Park School & Sixth Form. In September 2021 we appointed a highly experienced Headteacher and the school is experiencing rapid improvement in line with the Headteachers ambitious vision. Leaders play a crucial role in setting the climate and culture of the school and we are looking for an experienced and ethical leader to support the Headteacher and leadership team in achieving excellence.

Please visit our website for more information about our school https://www.ashtonpark.net/ . You can download the Deputy Headteacher recruitment pack below from https://gglt.co.uk/Vacancies/

Arranging a visit to Ashton Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joannedeane@ashtonpark.net.

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