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ASSOCIATE ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER OR STRATEGY LEAD

Employer
Kingsbury School in Tamworth
Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
Salary starting between L5 and L7, depending on the role.
Closing date
21 May 2024

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 ASSOCIATE ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER OR STRATEGY LEAD

Leadership in Learning and Teaching and/or Inclusion

 

Salary starting between L5 and L7, depending on the role.

 

Permanent

 

Required for September 2024

 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious leader, who is also a teacher of Mathematics. This is an adaptable role depending on the experience and aspirations of prospective candidates and will play a key role in the enhancement of Mathematics and Learning and Teaching across our school.  

 

Responsibilities:

 

• To trial, model and showcase impactful teaching in your own classroom

 

• To raise the progress and attainment of High Prior Attaining students across the school by leading on the development of challenge and engagement in lessons.

 

• Support faculty leaders in the development of quality first teaching, particularly in Mathematics, with an emphasis on High Prior Attaining students.

 

• Work with the Learning and Teaching team to support the development of learning and teaching across the school through instructional coaching and professional growth.

 

• To provide opportunities for participant feedback, linking teacher practice to student experiences and outcomes.

 

• Alternative, or additional, opportunities could include the development of Inclusive Classrooms, with a focus on SEMH. This would suit candidates with a passion for Inclusion, SEND and embedding inclusive learning and teaching.

 

We are very proud of our dedicated and caring staff team; hard-working and well-behaved children and our vibrant learning environment. We have recently developed our Phoenix Suite which provides an inclusive environment for intervention so that all our students are supported to feel safe, valued, happy and cared for. We are committed to ensuring that children of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their very best in everything they do. We are also committed to growing the talent in all our staff, enabling them to flourish and succeed.

 

We are looking for a candidate who:

 

• Is an excellent Mathematics classroom practitioner with a love of teaching and an enthusiasm for ensuring that every child achieves their full potential;

 

• Is passionate about children’s learning, with a proven track record of raising attainment and accelerating progress;

 

• Is an aspiring or experienced leader who has previously worked in a TLR or similar leadership role;

 

• Is keen to progress in their career and have an influence on teaching and learning beyond their own classroom.

 

• Has a good understanding of the secondary Mathematics curriculum.

 

 We can offer:

 

• The opportunity to take a full and strategic role in the leadership of the school;

 

• Ongoing professional development, including access to senior leadership development and the opportunity to work alongside assistant headteachers within our Trust secondary schools

 

• The opportunity to work as part of an experienced and successful leadership team with a proven track record of securing school improvement both within our school and across schools within our Trust

 

• A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through the Trust people strategy, and a range of benefits which include the provision of an iPad, the teachers’ pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to developing the use of new technologies to support learning and streamline workload.

 

Kingsbury has a great deal to be proud of. It is the kind of place people want to work at, with a meaningful focus on student outcomes and a desire to continuously strive for excellence. We are passionate about offering a climate and culture within which all colleagues thrive.

 

Visits and applications:

 

We would be delighted to meet you and talk about the opportunity. To arrange a visit or discuss the role in more detail, please contact Felicity Biddle.

 

Application deadline: 12pm on Tuesday 21 May 2024

 

Interviews: Wednesday 22 May 2024 or Thursday 23 May 2024

 

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

 

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022.

 

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

 

 

 

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