Leader of Learning – Core aspect of school life plus key stage leader
Leadership Scale L2-L8
Are you an ambitious and inspiring leader who is passionate about teaching and learning? We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Assistant Head Teacher to join our strong and supportive Senior Leadership Team. Our leadership team is growing to add two Assistant Head roles and a Deputy Head so we can strengthen the strategic and operational direction of our school as we grow in numbers.
Whitehall Park school is a fairly new school which opened with just two Reception classes in September 2014. Each year, two more classes join our expanding Whitehall Park family. We now have Reception to Year 4 groups. Our vision is to become an outstanding school. Are you an innovative, self-managing individual with a range of key skills who can make a difference to our school? Join our vibrant team of dedicated professionals who are committed to ensuring EVERY child succeeds within a safe, secure and stimulating environment.
We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher who will work closely with the Senior leadership team, who will be a leader of learning who has the highest expectations of every child, themselves and of all members of the school community. The right candidate will provide a structured and thorough education experience which enables pupils to achieve their academic and personal potential and to develop skills appropriate to the world of work and life. He/she will encourage pupils to participate in an extensive board curriculum and enriching activities to develop an understanding of our responsibilities and our duty to serve the local and wide communities.
We are looking for:
Someone with effective teaching and learning strategies within the realms of the National Curriculum
Someone with knowledge and understanding of assessment, particularly Assessment for Learning
The ability to plan and work collaboratively with colleagues
An outstanding knowledge of classroom organisation and management as well as appropriate provision of resources
The ability to assess and report upon the development, progress and attainment of pupils
Someone demonstrating a commitment to continuing professional development and improvement.
Position Available: 1st September 2019
If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge we will offer you:
A competitive salary to attract the best
A positive and innovative working environment
A strong and growing network of partner schools, driving up standards and providing valuable support to staff.
If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please go to the recruitment section on our school website and download an application pack. Once done, please email your application to Marion Piacenza (office manager) on firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone calls and questions are encouraged. For more information, please email Marion Piacenza at the email address above.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. Whitehall Park School will welcome a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.
Closing date: Thursday 25th April 2019
Shortlisting: Friday 26th April 2019
Interview: W/C 29th April 2019