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Job Ref No. ECC3102-40L Position Type: Assistant Headteacher Pay Range: 8-12
Position Start Date: 23/04/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/02/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 26th February 2019  

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An exciting opportunity has arisen in our school and our Federation. Therefore, we are recruiting for an Assistant Headteacher to work with us as we move forward.Our school community is looking for an inspirational individual who wishes to help shape the future of the management and success of our Federation.

The successful candidate will undertake a range of strategic responsibilities. They will have the opportunity to take the lead on areas of improvement and development, including the leading of our provision for pupils entitled to Pupil Premium funding. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside the executive team and will be a part of our senior team.

We are looking for an outward facing individual who embraces everything that school life and teaching represents. The successful candidate should be looking to develop leadership skills, be able to think strategically and demonstrate inspirational teaching. We are looking for a great teacher that inspires and motivates pupils and staff alike.

Whilst this may be a challenging role at times, we are committed to supporting our staff to enable them to develop successful career paths.

Are you able to:

  • Challenge, motivate and inspire learners, staff and other community members?
  • Maintain a commitment to the school and the Federation?
  • Hold people to account, if necessary?
  • Lead and take responsibility, when needed, across the whole school?
  • Embrace change?
  • Make decisions that have a positive impact on outcomes, even if they may be challenging decisions?
  • Learn and develop?
  • Be a part of a team that wants to achieve the very best?

If you would like to visit our school to discuss the role further, please contact the school office. Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an Enhanced DBS check, as well as other pre-appointment checks.

Information about the School

St. Nicholas is part of a federation of two schools that currently work in partnership with another school. We value the individuality of each of the schools whilst we also believe that it is vital that we share expertise and resources effectively in order to survive and thrive as small schools. The successful candidate will be expected to work across the federation and travel between schools when necessary. If you believe that this role is for you, then please book an appointment via the school office (01268 786 874) to come and visit us, as visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

The Federation, and the school, are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an appropriate Enhanced DBS check, as well as other checks and clearances.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Lorna Pigram
Priory Chase
Rawreth, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 9NE
Telephone: 01268 786 874