This job expired on 12 July 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

1.0 FTE L15 - L19 (£66,628 - £73,509)

Senior Assistant Headteacher job summary


1.0 FTE

L15 - L19 (£66,628 - £73,509)

As part of this leadership role the Senior Assistant Headteacher will support the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher in:

  • Communicating the school’s vision compellingly and supporting the headteacher’s strategic leadership
  • The day-to-day management of the school
  • Formulating the aims and objectives of the school
  • Establishing policies for achieving these aims and objectives
  • Monitoring progress towards meeting the school’s aims and objectives
  • Motivate staff and students to have a shared culture and positive climate.
  • Promote creativity, innovation and the use of appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence.
  • Attend Trust Board meetings as needed to advise, report, support committees.

Specific areas of responsibility

The Senior Assistant Head;

  • will be the overall safeguarding lead for the school (DSL) and will deputise for the Headteacher in the absence of the Headteacher and the Deputy Headteacher.
  • will also have the substantive duties of an Assistant Headteacher.

The Assistant Headteacher will also have a reduced teaching commitment, complying with the Teachers’ Standards and modelling best practice for others.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy should an effective number of applicants be received. Early applications are encouraged.

If you experience any issues whilst using MyNewTerm, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR Team via email, hr@changinglives.education or T: 01946 820 356.

Changing Lives Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is committed to the safeguarding of all students and as part of the recruitment process we conduct enhanced checks into applicant’s background.

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About Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

A mixed selective academy

Roll: 1042 including 236 in the Sixth Form

Ofsted: Good in every category

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