Assistant Head (Head of Sixth Form) - January 2021 start or sooner
Main Areas of Responsibility
Vision, ethos and direction of the Sixth Form
Line Management: x1 Head of Year 12 DHSF; Assistant Head
of Sixth Form
Oversight of Sixth Form student achievement, welfare and conduct
Oversight of Post-18 Progression
Standards of KS5 teaching and learning
Sixth Form Curriculum offer (alongside DHT)
Post-16 guidance and admission into Sixth Form
Achievement, retention and recruitment
Staff development, tutor induction and support
Marketing the sixth form to build on the continuous growth, this year it doubled in size, the vision is to do so next year too
To promote a culture of taking responsibility and striving to fulfil potential and being future leaders
Informal and formal lesson + tutorial observation.
Careers guidance sessions as part of the admissions process
Leadership + Management
To take a lead in all matters pertaining to the Sixth Form
To be the line manager for all members of the Sixth Form Management Team
Teaching and Learning
To keep teaching and learning in the Sixth Form under review, including
encouraging the sharing of good practice.
To observe lessons and part lessons at KS5 to be able to judge the quality
of teaching and learning.
To work alongside the HT and DH curriculum to ensure a broad and
balanced curriculum offer for KS5 students
To keep abreast of all changes in KS5 curricula and funding to ensure the financial viability of the Sixth Form
To work with the DH curriculum and the timetabler to ensure as many students as possible can access a suitable curriculum offer
Individual Student Achievement
(alongside DHSF Academic)
To ensure that all students are given the opportunity and necessary support to fulfil their potential
To track and address underachievement at regular intervals and in liaison with subject staff
They would prefer to employ a core/ebacc subject specialist.
The Assistant Headteacher should be prepared to lead on areas such as ethos, systems and procedures. As a member of the SLT, the Assistant Headteacher will also be centrally involved in the overall leadership and management of the academy and will be helping to establish a school culture that is both nurturing and rigorous.
Students in their sixth form are highly successful. The popularity of their sixth form provision is increasing exponentially. The number of students in our year 12 has almost doubled this year and they want to continue this growth.
They need a leader with a vision to develop their students into leaders of global economy. They want someone who has the drive and resolute to establish their sixth form provision to be the most sought after one.
Sounds like a job for you? If so, please apply!