Assistant Head Teacher (Upper School)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
21/06/2021 09:00
Leadership scale points 5 - 9 (£46,566 - £51,402)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Closing date:
21 Jun
Further Information

Assistant Head Teacher
Full time
Leadership scale points 5 - 9 (£46,566 - £51,402)

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Head (Upper School) with responsibility for Standards and Achievement in Years 5 to 6 including Year 7 transition (with curriculum developments/enhancements as a specialism).

The successful candidate will join our dynamic and highly successful leadership team from January 2022 and will:

• Have a responsibility for leading Year 5 and 6, including transition to Year 7.
• Build meaningful relationships with a range of local, regional and national partners.
• Support the Curriculum Development Plan - ensuring a cohesive and ambitious programme for all pupils across the school.
• Identify and implement curricular enhancements, both in and outside of school.
• Champion inclusivity and diversity throughout the school.
• Demonstrate confidence in teaching the National Curriculum throughout the school with a commitment to high expectations within every year group.
• Model continuously good or outstanding teaching to support the development of others.
• Take a leading role in the process of Self-Evaluation and Academy Improvement planning.
• Implement and drive the Ribbon Academy ethos and vision through leading an outstanding Curriculum for all
• Monitor the whole school curriculum ensuring that all subjects are being taught to a high standard.
• Develop the ‘vocabulary entitlement’ that develops the knowledge of all Curriculum learning.
• Evidence outstanding teaching practice with a passion to help all young people to be the best that they can be.
• Show personal drive, determination and the ability to form effective working relationships that are conducive to a productive and positive atmosphere with all stakeholders.
• Be a solution focused, self-motivated and determined leader who is proactive and believes that education has the power to transform children’s lives

We offer:

• A passionate, driven and successful school where you will feel well supported in your role.
• A robust induction process.
• Full administration support.
• Individualised professional development and career enhancement opportunities.
• The support of an experienced, and growing, Senior Leadership Team.

This is a very exciting time in the development of Ribbon Academy.
If you are interested in joining us on our journey, then please apply.

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 a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and supportive references.

Completed application forms should be returned to recruitment@ribbonacademy.co.uk no later than Monday 21st June at 9.00am

If you feel you have the skills, knowledge, resilience, experience, and ability to strengthen and complement our existing provision and would like to discuss the role further, please contact: Mrs Ashleigh Sheridan (Head Teacher) on (0191) 5175900

Visits, by appointment, are encouraged prior to application.