Assistant Head, Teaching and Learning, Reading, Berkshire

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Leighton Park SchoolReading, Berkshire

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Start date: 1st September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive, but will depend on your skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Assistant Head, Teaching and Learning

From September 2018

If you are an effective and ambitious leader who is committed to raising standards of student performance through positively impacting on teaching and learning, then Leighton Park is your next school. 

As well as being an excellent classroom practitioner you should also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successful leadership in raising levels of student achievement. You will: 

  • Be able to think strategically and generate ideas 
  • Be committed to high standards in all aspects of the life of the school
  • Lead innovation and development of Teaching & Learning through ICT and other new technologies and research
  • Develop and enhance the teaching practice of others through coaching 

We are looking to secure a suitable candidate to continue and sustain our high levels of achievement. This would be an ideal post for someone wishing to progress into Senior Leadership.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this position is:  12th January 2018 

Interviews will be held during week commencing:  15th January 2018

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...