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Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour

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Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour

Salary: Leadership Scale 11-15

Hours: 32.5

Status: Permanent, Full Time

Location: The Gainsborough Academy


Join our team as an Assistant Head - Behaviour

Are you ready to make a profound impact on the future of education? We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Assistant Headteacher to join our vibrant team at The Gainsborough Academy where teaching excellence and student achievement are at the heart of everything we do.

As Assistant Headteacher, you'll be at the forefront of driving strategic evaluations of teaching, learning, and personnel issues. You'll be the supportive right-hand to our esteemed Headteacher, ensuring that our school operates at the pinnacle of educational excellence.

Responsibilities Include:

Strategic Evaluations: Dive deep into teaching, learning, and personnel matters, collaborating closely with the Headteacher to uphold our standards of excellence.

Classroom Leadership: Take charge of the classroom as a beacon of inspiration, fulfilling the responsibilities of a class teacher with zeal and dedication.

Leadership Support: As a vital member of our Senior Leadership Team (SLT), you'll assist the Headteacher in steering the ship of our school, representing them with passion and conviction in meetings and beyond.

Data-driven Excellence: Spearhead the design, development, and implementation of systems for gathering assessment data, ensuring that every child's progress is tracked meticulously to drive achievement across key stages.

Teacher Development: Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement by coaching, mentoring, and supporting our teaching staff in self-evaluation and professional growth.

High Standards: Lead by example, achieving outstanding student attainment, behavior, and motivation through your exemplary teaching and managerial prowess.

Collaborative Liaison: Forge strong partnerships with staff members to ensure seamless continuity and progression across all age and ability ranges.

Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough quality assurance checks and lead on the analysis of behavior data, ensuring that every aspect of our provision for students is finely tuned for success.

Behaviour Leadership: Take the helm in managing behavior across the school, collaborating with fellow leaders to implement a graduated response and support system that nurtures every student.

Data Analysis: Dive into behavior data to drive informed decision-making and ensure that our strategies are tailored to meet the needs of every individual.

Stakeholder Engagement: Work closely with key stakeholders, including parents, to ensure that behavior management is a collaborative effort that encompasses the entire school community.

 If you're ready to make a lasting impact on the lives of students and colleagues alike, then don't miss this incredible opportunity to join our team as Assistant Headteacher. Apply now and be part of our journey towards educational excellence! 

***Deadline for applications: Noon, Monday 15th April 2024***

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We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to teaching, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned