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Assistant Head Teacher

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/01/2019
Advert End Date:
08/03/2019 15:00
Salary:
L2 - L6, £40,965 - £45,212
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
183390
Employment Location:
Wheatley Hill Community Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Mar


Further information

Required from September 2019 or sooner if available.

Wheatley Hill Community Primary is a caring, inclusive school at the heart of the local community. At Wheatley Hill, we believe that quality teaching and learning can take place both inside and outside the classroom.

Wheatley Hill Community Primary School is seeking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Headteacher to lead Teaching, Learning and Assessment across our rapidly growing school.

There is surely no better time to join our wonderful school as it continues to develop and grow into a leading school in Durham. Our impressively consistent pupil outcomes, innovative curriculum and significant SEND & inclusion provision, show that our school is truly on the cutting edge of local education.

The Assistant Head Teacher will be responsible for ensuring Teaching, Learning & Assessment is consistently effective, innovative and engaging throughout school. The ideal candidate will be keen to grow a high performing school culture through exceptionally well led teaching approaches, assessment systems, moderation and staffing deployments.

A key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the appointee will play a major role in contributing to the strategic direction of the school, with a special emphasis on ensuring Teaching, Learning and Assessment is robust and our school’s curriculum offer remains forward thinking and maximises pupil outcomes.

The Assistant Head will also be responsible for ensuring Heads of Department, Senior Teachers and Middle Leaders are maintaining consistently high standards to ensure sharp practice in all areas of Teaching, Learning and Assessment as well as holding staff to account through rigorous quality assurance processes.

It is essential that applicants have excellent teaching skills, high quality workbook expectations and a passion for improving outcomes for all children, as they will lead by example, demonstrating excellence in their own practices and provide a model for others to aspire toward.

The school will offer the successful candidate significant leadership support, physical and financial resources and the operational freedom to develop within the role to drive standards across our school.

Responsible to: Headteacher / Deputy Headteacher

Essential Qualifications: Qualified Teacher Status; Evidence of Further Study

Closing date: Friday 8th March 2019, 3pm
Interview date: Wednesday 20th March

Wheatley Hill Community Primary & Nursery School
Wheatley Hill,
Co. Durham,
DH6 3RQ

Telephone: 01429 820594
Email: Wheatleyhill@durhamlearning.net
Website: whprimary.com

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