Assistant Headteacher responsible for Cultural Capital, Essex

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Woodlands SchoolEssex

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £54,993 - £60,664 per year (LPS Point 12 to 16)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

In what we believe is a UK first, Woodlands School is offering the unique role of improving our young people’s cultural capital.  The successful applicant will work across both the pastoral and teaching & learning teams.  We believe in affording every pupil opportunities both in and beyond the classroom, so that we can produce young people who will go on to make a positive difference to society.

The focus will be on improving even further, the positive attitudes and aspirations of our young people ensuring they are equipped with the skills and attributes necessary for not only academic study, but also success in the working world.  You will affect change in the classroom by being at the forefront of our exciting new ‘Thinking School’ approach which will see cognitive development, engagement, resilience and independence taken to the next level fostering our belief in the importance of creating cohorts of ‘lifelong learners’.  This will involve working with a range of stakeholders, staff and families alike, to break down possible barriers to learning ensuring all pupils are able to take advantage of the excellent academic provisions on offer at Woodlands.

You will be joining a forward thinking and creative team always striving to improve the life chances of our young people.  The successful applicant will be driven by our ethos of Aspiration, Resilience, Opportunity and Excellence.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

Details on this post and an application form are available from Jan Fennelly HR Manager by phone or email jfe@woodlandsschool.essex.sch.uk 

We welcome visits to the school from potential applicants.



More about Woodlands School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Woodlands Approach, Off Nether Mayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1268 282146
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Every pupil has access to a fully inclusive and appropriately challenging curriculum, which is taught by highly qualified and outstanding teachers in wonderful facilities. Pupils learn in a safe and thriving environment which is conducive to each and...