Assistant Headteacher, Hertfordshire

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Samuel Ryder AcademyHertfordshire

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13-L17
Contract term: Permanent

Samuel Ryder Academy is rapidly expanding, and seeks an enthusiastic and inspirational Assistant Headteacher to join our supportive and innovative senior leadership team. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates that are able to lead on the use of assessment data although applications are also welcome from those able to lead in other areas. 

OFSTED inspected the Academy in May 2016 and judged the school to be GOOD with Leadership and Management graded OUTSTANDING. 

The Academy has a clear vision and ethos which has led to outstanding results and is the school of choice for local parents. Our specialisms are English and New Technologies, and as a Regional Training Centre for Apple, we have innovative use of iPad technology across the school. There are excellent facilities for both staff and students.

To be successful, you will be an outstanding secondary practitioner who has the vision and energy to drive improvement in either our use of assessment data, or to improve standards of achievement and to ensure teaching is of the highest standard.

We offer an innovative induction and professional development programme, recognising that our staff are the key to our success. You will benefit from supportive colleagues, enthusiastic students and excellent facilities and resources.

If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time, further details and an application pack is available from or on 01727 734424. 

Please note; your application should be accompanied by a covering letter to Matt Gauthier Headteacher on your experience to date.

Closing date: Midday on 23rd April 2019.

Interview date: 7th & 8th May 2019.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. 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. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service.

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More about Samuel Ryder Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Drakes Drive, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5AR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1727 859382
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The Samuel Ryder Academy is a school at the heart of its community, providing an outstanding educational experience for all its students.

Our ethos is one of challenge, fulfilling potential and both creating and taking full advantage of a wide variety...