12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    29 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    1 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L32 to L38, £90,379 - £104,687

Job summary

HEADTEACHER

ASHTON PARK SCHOOL

Required for September 2021

Salary Scale: L32 to L38, £90,379 -£104,687

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity for an established strategic leader who has the skills, knowledge, experience and commitment to continue the transformation journey at Ashton Park School. You can make a tangible difference to young people in South Bristol, in an environment where learning is at the heart of all we do. As Headteacher, you will join an ambitious team of leaders at Gatehouse Green Learning Trust who know that robust and focused staff development is key to driving up the quality of teaching and learning. Implementing quality first teaching is central to our students’ success.

Ashton Park is an inclusive, oversubscribed school, committed to providing all our students with an exciting and challenging education where learning, achievement and enjoyment are key. 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. We have 1200 students on roll - 1079 students in Years 7-11 and a further 129 in sixth form. Our school is set on the outskirts of Bristol, in the beautiful grounds of Ashton Park within walking distance of the city centre.

The Trust provides shared support services for School improvement, Finance, Estates, HR and IT ensuring strategic leaders in the school focus on the essential work of teaching, learning and student wellbeing. Our supportive team of Trust leaders are committed to working collaboratively to raise standards in all our schools whilst being mindful of workload and wellbeing.

Are you:

- Highly ambitious for every child, whatever their background and abilities
- Able to remove barriers to learning so every child can excel
- Able to inspire, motivate and empower others to deliver the highest quality education
- Do you have knowledge and experience of what excellent education looks like in order to embed a sustainable culture with high expectations from all staff and students?

If this sounds like a school and opportunity that interests you, please visit our website or the Trust website for further information.

We strongly encourage you to visit the school where we will arrange a warm welcome and have an informal discussion about the role, together with a guided tour (whilst respecting Covid 19 requirements). If you would like to visit or have a prior informal conversation, please contact the Executive Assistant, Jane Pike in order to arrange.

Visits to the school will take place on 22nd or 23rd April 2021

Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 29th April 2021

GGLT is an Equal Opportunities employer in line with the 2010 Equalities Act. We are committed to advancing equal opportunities for all and eliminating discrimination on any basis, so that equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) underpin all we do. Our facilities are fully accessible.

GGLT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

If this sounds like a school and opportunity that interests you, please visit our website or the Trust website for further information and
details of how to apply.  Application forms and tasks to be completed must be downloaded from the Trust website
and sent electronically to hr.aps@gglt.co.uk.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1220 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
hr.aps@gglt.co.uk

About Ashton Park School

We are a confident school, proud of our achievements, looking to build on our current success by developing a dynamic approach to learning. We are committed to achieving the best for all of our students by further developing an ethos of:

Learning – that is active and challenging, developing self-confidence and a hunger for knowledge, fuelled by high aspirations.

Respect – for ourselves and others, our environment and all property, allowing us to embrace diversity, knowledge and empathy in order to grow together.

Community – that provides a caring environment which supports personal and academic growth, developing active citizens for an ever-changing world.

Celebration – that values and rewards the achievement and commitment of our students and staff, with each other and the wider community.

Arranging a visit to Ashton Park School

We strongly encourage you to visit the school where we will arrange a warm welcome and have an informal discussion about the role, together with a guided tour (whilst respecting Covid 19 requirements). If you would like to visit or have a prior informal conversation, please contact the Executive Assistant, Jane Pike, execassistant@gglt.co.uk in order to arrange.

School location

Blackmoor's Lane, Bristol, BS3 2JL

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