Assistant Headteacher Post 16, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring soon

Benton Park SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 14-18
Contract term: Permanent

‘Creating a climate for great learning, success and opportunity’ 

Benton Park School is seeking to appoint a highly qualified, inspirational and experienced leader to the post of Assistant Headteacher to lead our Post 16. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptionally talented colleague to join our vibrant and ambitious school. Based in the north west of Leeds, Benton Park is a large and successful oversubscribed school. There are over 1350 students on role including 250 in the Sixth Form.

Our vision is to ‘Create a climate of great learning, success and opportunity’.  We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school where ‘students have positive attitude to learning in their lessons, showing respect towards teachers and their peers’ and where ‘teachers work hard to raise the expectations of all students through their planning to stretch and challenge them in their learning’ (OFSTED 2018). 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of raising standards at Post 16 and an unwavering commitment to our learners and to our school. You must be highly motivated, creative and resilient; possessing the necessary vision and skills to inspire and lead change but also have the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached. 

We have high expectations of all school leaders and expect all members of SLT to contribute to school improvement in all areas. 

So if you share the school’s ambitions to raise standards and aspirations, and possess a desire to have a positive impact on our young people, their families and the wider community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further details, please visit our website

Closing date: 8am on Monday 25th February 2019

Assessment date: Wednesday 27th February 2019

Interview date: Thursday 28th February 2019

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

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More about Benton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Harrogate Road, Rawdon, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 6LX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2502330
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