Assistant Headteacher - Full-time
Pay: Leadership L2-L6
Start Date: Apr 2019
St Katherine’s School & Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Assistant Headteacher to join our passionate Leadership Team. The right candidate must be an ambitious and innovative individual who is ready to work alongside committed Senior Leaders to secure rapid improvement in a time of exciting change at St. Katherine’s.
The new Assistant Head will be non-class based and be directly involved in raising standards with overall responsibility for Years 4,5 & 6. They will be an outstanding teacher with a strong personal drive, coupled with the ability to use this to rigorously improve the quality of teaching in others. They must have and set high expectations in pupil achievement and a clear view and understanding of how to secure high standards in learning across the school.
Visits to the school are strongly encouraged as it is vital that the correct candidates have a strong belief in and fully support St. Katherine’s community ethos and values.
Candidates will be notified of their invitation to attend for interview on Friday, 22nd February, and will need to be available for interview on Wednesday, 27th February 2019.
This post is available from our preferred date of April 23rd but consideration would be given to a September 2019 start for the right candidate.
St. Katherine’s School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service DBS checks are required for this post, alongside strong references and satisfactory medical questionnaire outcome.
Closing Date: 22/02/2019 at 09:00
Interviews: Wed. 27th February 2019
Information about the school
St. Katherine's School & Nursery is a three-form entry school and is one of the largest primaries in Kent. It is a vibrant and busy place with enthusiastic staff and pupils who are keen to learn. They are ably supported by a dedicated governing body and supportive parents. Set in attractive grounds, the school has fantastic facilities including a purpose built Nursery, large outdoor areas and its own indoor swimming pool. This allows it to provide pupils with exciting and diverse learning opportunities.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.