Assistant Headteacher, Chislehurst, Kent

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Bullers Wood School for GirlsChislehurst, Kent

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Outer London Leadership 10 - 14
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bullers Wood School for Boys is an exciting, new, boys’ school for Bromley, opening in September 2018 providing 180 places. Over the next five years we will grow to accommodate 900 boys from Years 7 - 11. 

For the first two years, we will be based in temporary accommodation in the centre of Bromley, moving to a brand new building at St Hugh’s Field, Bickley in September 2020.

Our aim is to provide an outstanding education for boys within a culture of high aspiration, courtesy and respect. It is our core belief that all of our boys can enjoy and achieve success whatever their starting points. 


At Bullers Wood School for Boys, we expect our Assistant Headteacher to:

· Have a passion for education and be open to innovative approaches in everyday aspects of school life

· Be passionate about their subject area and lifelong learning

· Be committed to securing the best outcomes for all boys in the school

· Offer enrichment and extra-curricular experiences related to their subject area and beyond

· Contribute to the overall development of the school

· Be flexible in their approach, adapting to new challenges

· Be prepared to teach a second subject (particularly in the early years of opening)

· Take on a wider Trust area of responsibility

In return, we will offer you:

· The opportunity to be part of a forward thinking leadership team

· The opportunity to work with pastoral and subject leaders to create an exciting and engaging curriculum

· Access to the latest technology to assist in delivering and developing outstanding teaching and learning

· The opportunity to strategically shape the future of the School

· The opportunity to be part of a pioneering team 

· Enhanced professional and career development – the potential to apply for Deputy Headship after 2 years in post

· The opportunity to work across both schools in our Trust

Main Duties

· To line lead designated subject areas (TBC)

· To line lead the Head of Year 7

· To be responsible for the effective delivery of the school’s ICT strategy embedding it into the operation and culture of the School

· To be responsible for Teaching & Learning including developing ICT as an effective tool for both teaching and learning

· To lead the development  and monitoring of the school’s extra-curricular programme

· To lead on Rewards and Behaviour

· To lead on the CPD for Staff

· To be responsible for Timetable & Cover arrangements

· To have oversight of extra-curricular provision

Wider Responsibilities

All Assistant Headteacher will:

· Attend school meetings as appropriate

· Collaborate as a member of the Leadership Team to develop the shared vision for the school

· Play a major role in determining the future strategy for the School

· Provide the Governing Body with relevant and accurate information relating to their subject and pastoral areas

· Contribute towards the formulation and consistent implementation of all school policies and procedures

· Agree to aspirational subject targets, including student attainment targets, ensuring rigorous monitoring, evaluation and review of progress

· Ensure high quality teaching and learning in line led areas

· Contribute to the School’s self-evaluation process

· Be involved with appointing new staff including the shortlisting and interview process

· Be actively on duty at break, lunch and before and after school

· Deliver whole school, house and year group assemblies

· Share in the management of student behaviour incidents, making recommendations to the Headteacher regarding exclusions and facilitating the process of student readmission

· Actively participate in the monitoring, evaluation and review of teaching and learning in line led areas. 

· Manage any capability or disciplinary procedures in line with the Trust’s policy.

· Be a core part of the performance development review process, setting targets and reviewing progress

· Deliver extra-curricular activities

· Promote equal opportunities and celebrate diversity in all aspects of the School

· Play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its values and ethos, encouraging others to follow this example

· Comply with the Trust’s Health and Safety policy and undertake risk assessments in line with national requirements where necessary

· Adhere to the school’s non-negotiables, policies and procedures

· Teach classes in their specialist subject area and assist in the development of schemes of learning, resources and assessments

· Provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students

· Contribute to the school’s and Trust’s INSET programme

· Partake in activities aimed at promoting the school, including, but not limited to, open

· evenings, visits to primary schools and community events

· Attend Governing Body meetings, as required

· Be role models for professional practice in the school

· Be expected to mentor teachers in training

· Contribute effectively to the wider team.

Job location

More about Bullers Wood School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Nicolas Lane, Logs Hill, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8467 2280
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