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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£73,034.00 - £80,419.00 Annually (Actual) L18 - L22

Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral) job summary

Ridgeway Academy is a member of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT), together with Sandringham, Verulam, Garden Fields JMI, Skyswood Primary and Nursery, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The AAT motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation. This is an exciting time to join the school as it takes the next step in its journey to becoming good and then outstanding.

We opened in September 2018, as part of the Alban Academies Trust, to great excitement from our community with the aim of becoming a truly outstanding school in the future. Our motto is ‘Everyone can achieve’ and we are looking to appoint an outstanding person who can help us achieve our ambitions.

Ridgeway are committed to providing an excellent education equipping children to achieve their best academically, grow personally, and prepare for a successful future. We work hard at Ridgeway Academy and our expectation is that everyone endeavors to do their best in all that they do.

We can offer you:

A collaborative, supportive team with a passion for teaching and facilitating progress

Enthusiastic students who are keen to progress

Appropriate professional development

We are looking for someone who:

Has good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with a wide range of people

Has a flexible and adaptable approach to working in a very busy environment

Shares and delivers our vision to be an outstanding school

Works hard, is enthusiastic and self-motivated

If you would like to discuss the role further before making an application or arrange a tour of the school, please contact Keeley Biss, Office Manager/HR Assistant via appointments@ridgeway.herts.sch.uk and we will be happy to make arrangements.

Ridgeway is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, as well as other pre-appointment checks including an online check, as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023).

We are committed to the aim of ensuring that everyone who applies to work for us receives fair treatment and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, race, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership and caring status. We expect all our staff to demonstrate a commitment to advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations.

If you would like to join us on our journey and have access to career prospects through the Trust, we would love to hear from you.

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About Ridgeway Academy

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

School location

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