NORTHFLEET SCHOOL FOR GIRLS CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING TRUST
ASSISTANT HEAD TEACHER
SALARY: PAY SPINE L15-L19
COMMENCING: SEPTEMBER 2012
Capita Education are currently recruiting on behalf of Northfleet School for Girls based in Gravesend (Kent) for a Assistant Head Teacher responsible for Progress and Achievement to start in September 2012.
Northfleet School for Girls is a highly successful and ambitious 11-18 school. Recently rebuilt, the Learning Trust offering an exciting opportunity to teach in a collegiate atmosphere where their motto is "Always Learning, Learning All Ways" applies to everyone. Situated within easy reach of London and Ebbsfleet, the school has a strong sense of community and a belief in the values of self and social responsibility.
The school is structured with four Assistant Head Teachers, five Domain areas (each with their own leader at extended leadership level who ensure that vision is a daily reality) and two additional Extended Leadership Team members who provide very strong Post 16 provision and exciting ICT development. This new and exciting management structure will drive continued progress forward and give four key members of staff the opportunity to gain experience to move into Headship.
Each Assistant Head Teacher individually has overall responsibility for one of the following areas:
*Progress & Achievement
*Learning & Teaching
*School Ethos & Relationships for Learning
*Staff & Leadership Development
With vision, a proven record of raising academic achievement and improving the quality of teaching, the role will enable you to take a lead on setting vision as well as taking responsibility for a major area of school improvement.
There is huge potential to make your mark by innovating, making connections, enthusing others and delivering excellence. It is vital that you are a strong, proven leader with experience in a leadership role. You will bring a track record of excellent teaching and implementing positive change, with the ability to get the best from their talented staff. The role is key to the continuing drive to raise standards.
Every member of SLT shares responsibility for shaping and delivering the school vision for all students, corporate responsibility for improving and developing the school and is accountable for specified whole school responsibilities
The role is specifically to raise achievement through delivering high quality student mentoring and monitoring in order to improve student outcomes; to co-lead a team of Domain Leaders to deliver coherent improvement and specialist, enrichment and extended schools provision; to be responsible for aspects of the school's QA systems, specifically target setting and getting.
- Highly committed to school and career; willing to "go the extra mile"
- Strong evidence of ability to deliver/implement, monitor, evaluate and review
- Evidence of acknowledgement of credibility by colleagues
- Ability to lead or be led within a team of co-professionals to achieve agreed outcomes
- Evidence of improvements brought about as a result of actions taken as a leader
- Recent evidence of own high quality Teaching and Learning
- Ability to lead and manage successful change
- Principles and practices of effective learning and teaching
- Knowledge and understanding of subject area(s)
Closing Date: 18th May 2012
The school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check being undertaken before the position commences.
For more information please contact our recruitment partner Tracy Wisdom at Capita Education on 0800 731 8883 or e-mail your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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