Assistant Head Teacher

Additional Resources
Merseyside, UK
Closing date
11 Oct 2020

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Assistant Head Teacher - Billinge

Salary - £44,104 - £46,427 + Pension + Healthcare + Life Assurance + Free Car Parking + Career Progression Opportunities

The Client

Our client offer an diverse range of support to adults and children through their schools, care homes, children's homes, community and social work services and social enterprise. They work at the heart of some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. The company strive to generate interest, awareness and understanding of issues around poverty and Social welfare and the impact of this on our wider communities.

Our client school is a very special school. They offer a wide variety of educational provision for a diverse group of pupils with a range of additional needs, including Autism Spectrum Conditions and emotional and social difficulties. All of the pupils have an EHCP.

The Role

The company are proud to offer the opportunity for a driven and passionate individual to join their dedicated team. This role will form part of the Senior Leadership team within the school and will be integral to the succession of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to be creative and innovative and drive improvements within education.

You will provide day to day operational leadership and direction of the site, and ensuring that high standards of punctuality, attendance, behaviour and learning of pupils are met. You will be required to contribute to the strategic development of the school through membership of the School's School Leadership Team, including participation in monitoring and review procedures. In addition, you will have experience teaching in a learning environment for pupils with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. You will also have experience of managing an aspect of school provision at whole school or subject level. The successful candidate will have experience leading Ofsted inspections with a minimum of a 'Good' outcome.

Responsibilities within this role will also include the development of the staff to ensure they can complete their roles to the highest standard, to identify targets for the pupils so that they can achieve and make progress with their learning and continue to drive the vision of the school.

Previous Knowledge and ExperienceQualifications Essential

Degree and qualified teacher status Desirable

Post Graduate qualification or substantive training

Experience and Knowledge Essential

Experience of teaching in a learning environment for pupils with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

Experience of managing an aspect of school provision at whole school or subject level.

Experience of leading and developing a new school project designed to improve the learning experience and outcomes for pupils or school improvement.

Experience of managing pupil behaviour both in and outside the classroom

A secure knowledge of National Curriculum

Knowledge and understanding of legislation for Behaviour and Attendance

Knowledge and understanding of current assessment and progress methods

Successful classroom practitioner who is able to demonstrate good outcomes in own subject areas.

Secure knowledge and understanding of how children learn

Knowledge and understanding of barriers to learning and how they can be overcome

Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and other health and safety issues within a school environment


Experience of leading developments in teaching and learning

Experience of mentoring /coaching teachers to improve teaching

Essential Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

An ability to manage a large and varied workload

An ability to motivate and inspire teams in a drive for improvement

An ability to use ICT based monitoring systems and produce reports that are both quantitative and qualitative to affect school improvement

Excellent communication skills, oral and written

An ability to lead and inspire teams

Personal Qualities

Emotional resilience


Excellent interpersonal skills

Warmth and empathy towards young people

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003
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