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Assistant Headteacher

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/43239/13717
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: Teacher Leadership Scale
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN23 8EJ

Job introduction

Hours of work: 32.5 hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Thursday 13th May 2021

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Causeway School
Larkspur Drive
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN23 8EJ

Phone:   01323 465700
Email:     sarah.howard@swale.at
Website: www.causewayschool.org

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

Full time Permanent positon.

The school is rapidly improving and on an exciting journey as we plan to open as The Turing School in September 2021.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher who is experienced, dynamic and has excellent leadership skills. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who will be ambitious for our whole school community. The area of responsibility will be agreed according to the skillset of the successful candidate. 

Causeway School is currently a small 11-16 comprehensive school of 540 students. The school is 21 years old and has excellent facilities and a positive, vibrant setting. Our students are the centre of everything we do. Our community is rich with opportunity our moral purpose is to ensure all students are given the skills and attributes to be successful with their futures. We believe the future is theirs to hold.

As Assistant Headteacher, you will work alongside the Headteacher, Executive Headteacher and supportive SLT team to build on our current achievements, taking the school on to the next stage of its development. Successful candidates will be matched to the skillset, experience and attributes we are seeking. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader who wants to develop their career in an exciting and supportive environment. Working in partnership with Swale Academies Trust we are focused on school improvement and continuous learning for both our students and staff. 

For full details of the post and an application pack please contact Mrs Sarah Howard on 01323 465700 or via email to sarah.howard@swale.at. Details are also available to download from our website www.causewayschool.org Should you wish to visit the school for a tour please contact Mrs Sarah Howard.

Please complete the standard application form accompanied by a letter of application. We are unable to consider CV’s in place of application forms unless you are a candidate with a disability and a CV is the most convenient method of applying. Please ensure you relate your skills, experience and abilities against each of the requirements listed in the person specification.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

If I am successful in gaining an interview, how will this occur during the current COVID-19 pandemic?
Due to the current situation we may plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.
Our advice would be that those who were successful in gaining an interview should prepare as they would for a face to face and dress smart casual. We will allow plenty of time to ensure that you are able to answer our questions in full and you will not be judged if you are having problems with your technology.
We will leave plenty of opportunity for questions at the end of the interview, and we will spend lots of time talking and unpicking your answers. Please come prepared to share anything you’d like that we didn’t cover, or any questions you have about it. We really appreciate your adaptability in these unprecedented times. 

Interview Date: Thursday 20th May 2021

Swale Academies 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 exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Head of School: Sarah Speedie

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/43239/13717
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: Teacher Leadership Scale
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN23 8EJ