Assistant Headteacher: Personal Development & Inclusion, Northamptonshire

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The Elizabeth Woodville SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L14 - L18
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Headteacher: Personal Development & Inclusion

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to join our senior leadership team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in leading, developing and supporting effective practice for our students to ensure they achieve as much progress as possible, and develop as confident, well-educated and happy young people.

The role of Assistant Headteacher: Personal Development & Inclusion, is key to the future development and success of our school. Specific areas of responsibility will be determined during the interview process and will build on the strengths of the successful candidate.

Our ambition is to provide global learning from the heart of our community, and central to our work are great teaching and great tutoring.  We are looking for an experienced leader in school with the creativity, enthusiasm and commitment to help shape the development of the school in its next phase. Candidates with teaching specialisms in any subject(s) will be considered.

What we do want is a candidate who understands what good and outstanding looks like across all facets of the school. We would like a candidate with the following characteristics:

● Dynamic
● Driven
● Team player
● Relentless approach to raising standards
● Strong moral purpose – integrity being the key
● An abundance of optimism and positivity

An existing SENCO qualification is not an essential requirement, however you would be expected to work towards this with the support of the school.

Elizabeth Woodville School is an inclusive comprehensive school with approximately 1100 students. We are part of Tove Learning Trust; a rapidly growing Trust whose vision is to ensure that all pupils in the trust academies are provided with outstanding educational experiences that lead to outstanding outcomes. This includes all aspects of school life with pupils achieving to the very best of their ability.

If you are a committed teacher with a blend of experience across inclusion, leadership and management and share our passion for educating motivated and enthusiastic students, we would love to hear from you!

Informal visits are welcome. Please let us know if you would like to arrange a school visit using the contact details below.

How to apply

For more information, an application pack and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin on:

T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925


Closing date: 9am Tuesday 15th October 2019

Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 18th October 2019 

The governors of Elizabeth Woodville School and the Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo Enhanced DBS and other checks appropriate to the post. Tove Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

More about The Elizabeth Woodville School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: North Campus, Stratford Road, Roade, Northampton, NN7 2LP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1604 862125
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